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Art Can Change a Landscape and a Soul

Before every medical mission, we spend time learning about the arts and culture of the community we are preparing to visit.  By learning about the people and cultures we visit, our minds are expanded and our lives our enhanced by the new knowledge and experience. The culture of Cuba is a melting pot of influences […]

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100 Days to Go!

100 days from now, the WOGO team departs for Cuba.  The final countdown is upon us. Each and every team member has some sort of preparation to complete, and we are finalizing our plans for hotels, restaurants, transportation, deliveries and shipping all of the final details are to come. Team members are pulling out their […]

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Giving Tuesday

#Cargo4WOGO is Happening Now!

 — “I love everything about the holidays: the decorations, the parties, and spending time with friends and family. What I love most is that feeling of giving back. Every bit counts.” – Brad Goreski — We invite you to join the WOGO team in participating in 2017’s #GivingTuesday campaign in support of our efforts to […]

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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

PRESS RELEASE  WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Support Upcoming Medical Missions to Restore Mobility in Developing Nations  Roanoke, VA October 4, 2017 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. […]

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Habana Vieja

Last week our Team Leaders were in Havana, Cuba conducting the Pre-Trip for our upcoming, 2018 medical mission. The trip was a success and the WOGO team will dive right into the detailed planning and programming for the April trip. A Pre-Trip is an important part of every medical mission. On the trip, team leaders […]

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Planning is ON!

Announcing a new location for WOGO is always exciting. Sharing our next TWO locations made us very proud. It means that WOGO is growing up and able to plan further ahead which is great for everyone. Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Our beginning steps include picking […]

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Exclusive Shirts Available!

Available for a limited time, get your own “The Beard” shirt to celebrate Dr. Jan Kriska’s run in the 1,000 mile Iditasport Impossible in Alaska this February. Skiers, bikers, and runners compete head-to-head on the same course in February. Iditasport’s goal is to promote health & wellness through human-powered events. Dr. Kriska will be running through snowy […]

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WOGO Doctor to Run 1000 Mile “Iditasport Impossible” Alaskan Race

NEWS RELEASE January 23, 2017 WOGO Doctor to Run 1000 Mile “Iditasport Impossible” Alaskan Race ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – January 23, 2017 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) team member, Dr. Jan Kriska will compete as a runner in the 1000 Mile Iditasport Impossible Big Lake to McGrath to Nome, February 19, 2017. Dr. Kriska is […]

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