My Trip to Democratic Republic of Congo

Kathleen A. Hogan_BioI am part of a group of female orthopedic surgeons (WOGO) who travel to third world countries to improve the lives of people by improving mobility through joint replacement.   We also believe it is important to teach doctors in those communities and to be role models for young women.

I will be posting three articles and links to photos that tell the story of my trip to the Congo. I hope you enjoy them.

Kathleen A. Hogan, MD

 

 

Slideshow: The Congo Experience

Click here to view this slideshow that combines photos of my trip with information about the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Article: Knee Replacement in Congo – 1 of 3

Click here to read about our travel to and arrival in the Congo.

Article: Knee Replacement in Congo – 2 of 3

Click here to read about the challenges we faced in our first days of surgery at Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in Kenshasa.

 

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WOGO Team Photo

 

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Cargo Arrives

 

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