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Twenty-One More Days!

We are twenty-one days away from the team’s departure for Antigua, Guatemala.  We are packed, our Cargo has shipped and the team is making final plans for the first medical mission since 2018. Our plan is to provide as many free life-changing joint replacement surgeries as we can during our time in Antigua. We want […]

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Let the Planning Commence!

Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Beginning steps include picking dates we hope will work for the hospital we are traveling to. We were lucky to get a great week to head to Guatemala. Our surgeons are in the process of reviewing the WOGO volunteer list to […]

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Missing You

“I spend my time Thinking about you And it’s almost driving me wild And that’s my heart that’s breaking Down this long-distance line tonight” John Waite, “Missing You” Boy do we miss our team, our patients, our colleagues around the world. We miss traveling, doing the work, helping people. We miss our outreach programs and […]

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Greetings Guyana

Last Saturday the WOGO pre-trip team visited Georgetown Public Hospital in Guyana, to plan our 2020 Medical Mission there. We had excellent discussions with the Doctors and team at the hospital. It’s going to be an exciting trip – we are feeling really good about our upcoming time working there. Georgetown is Guyana’s capital. Nicknamed the […]

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Diagnosis: Thick Knees

The knee is “the largest and most complicated joint in the human body.[2] … Since in humans the knee supports nearly the whole weight of the body, it is the joint most vulnerable to both acute injury and to the development of osteoarthritis.” The WOGO Surgeons can repair the damage of osteoarthritis and rebuild or […]

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Medical Mission Announcement

WOGO News Announcement: With the continued political instability and US state department travel advisory (level 4), WOGO must continue to postpone our planned medical mission to Bolivia. We are changing the location for our 2020 trip. Our 2020 medical mission location will be the country Guyana. We will begin planning the trip immediately. We plan […]

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