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Tiffany Turner of Soles 4 Souls fits a child with new shoes during our 2018 trip in Havana, Cuba. This was WOGO and Soles 4 Souls 4th trip together.

Reaching out Beyond the Hospitals

Our mission carries further than our work to complete joint replacement surgeries in developing countries. We want to empower, educate and engage women and their larger communities. Empower–WOGO provides free life-altering orthopaedic surgery that eliminates debilitating arthritis and restores disabled joints so that patients can reclaim their ability to care for themselves, their families and […]

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Boy, a lot has been happening! The WOGO early team arrived in Havana, Cuba on Monday and spent the Tuesday and Wednesday setting up the OR, Floor, Central Processing and Warehouse areas for our team. Our Cuban counterparts are so incredibly warm and welcoming, it makes all the hard work so easy. Yesterday, the bulk […]

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WOGO is seeking Applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarship

APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who applied and who expressed interest. Application is open to Medical Students, Orthopaedic Residents and/or Fellows wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Cuba in April 2018. Please download and complete the application and return to WOGO via US Mail following the instructions on the […]

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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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Wishing you many blessings in 2017

We consider you to be one of ours! As we step into this new year, we wanted to thank you for all of the support you provide to WOGO, by following our adventures, attending our events, and your generous donations. We had a busy and exciting 2016. We: Completed the first-ever joint replacement surgeries in […]

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Caring for Congo

This weekend Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) was honored by the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, at their annual Caring for Congo Gala, for our work this past summer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event was a wonderful celebration of all of the hard work that happened in the Congo in 2016 and the […]

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