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Motec Life-UK is a medical charity based in West Hertfordshire comprising volunteer and allied health professionals whose objectives are to provide educational, training and health care services to the underprivileged people of the West African subcontinent. This is being achieved through a co-ordinated programme of working visits to TARGET HEALTH INSTITUTIONS in the sub-Saharan region especially Ghana. Membership is multi-disciplinary, multi-national multi-cultural and multi-faith to reflect on the current trend of One Global World, One People. The organisation is linked with the Tropical Health and Educational Trust (THET), affiliated to the World Orthopaedic Concern (UK) and supported by the International Organisation for Migration (I.O.M.) / Migration for Development in Africa (MIDA),  and supported by The Ghana High Commission (GHC-London), SO Direct, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and an experienced group of patrons including Lord David Alton of the Liverpool John Moores Univervisity and House of Lords.

Motec Life is registered with the Charity Commission (England and Wales) - Registration Number 1118994
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Natasha present Motec breast work at a surgical meeting in Bournemouth


Motec AGM 2015


Heart of Gold George Digby laid to rest

An ardent supporter of Motec who lost his life on 20th April has been laid to rest. Heart of Gold George together with his wife Pat donated to Motec on regular basis over the past six years. In  a highly appreciated symbolic gesture, and a true reflexion of the humanitarian heart of George, family Digby has requested cheque donations to be issued in the name of MotecLife-UK.

George!  May you rest in perpetual happy and eternal peace!

Thank you Family Digby! Please stay strong!


Breast team reinforce education and clinical services in rural Ghana

Motec Breast Team led by Mr Steve Goh have once again been stretched across rural Ghana this April. read more...


Safe casting of fractures and post injury rehabilitation workshops in Ghana

Training of hospital staff on safe casting and rehabilitation post injuries featured prominently in the April working visit to Ghana. Two district type hospitals (Akosombo VRA and Nkawkaw Holy Family) were involved in the workshop which was also attended by nearby hospitals and a few from over hundred mile distance.  read more...

Benecare Medical of Manchester donated the training material



Motec at Global Surgical Conference in London, 28th April 2015

Motec has been made proud by two eminent volunteers who represented our charity at the Global Surgical Conference at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on Tuesday 28th April 2015. read more...


Training of young doctors take centre stage in Motec's April visit to West Africa

April working visit to Ghana offered opportunities for both West African and and the Ghana Colleges of Surgery to 'close ranks' with London on the training of young doctors.

NUWLIFE project

Motec in the Ghanaian press - Ghanaian Times, Thursday 24th October 2013

Motec features prominently in
IOM-MIDA publication
(see pages 2, 3, 10, 12, 17, 22 & 23)

Motec in the press in Ghana

Appeal For Teaching Aids/Equipment

  News Archive...
    Latest  Publications  


bullet Motec and WOC-UK working together in West Africa:- a presentation at Botnar Research Centre, Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Unv Hospital
bullet AGM 2015 Message from Chief Patron
bullet AGM Presentation 2015
bullet Casting and Rehabilitation workshop in Ghana Hospitals April 2015
bullet WOC-UK and WACS collaboration - Orthopaedic Trauma input
bullet The State of Trauma in West Africa
bullet Nkawkaw October 2014 Report (contains graphical images)
bullet Engaging in Global Health
bullet Hatfield Road Sermon - St Albans City, England
bullet WOC-UK-GHANA-WACS collaboration presentation at University of Leicester 2014
bullet Election announcement 2014
bullet Election timetable 2014
bullet Motec nomination form 2014

bullet Long bone fractures
bullet Neck of Femur Fractures
bullet Senior Manager Seminar


  Other African news from external websites


BBC News

*Ghana’s burgeoning tech start-ups
*Fixing bones with a household drill
*Ebola deaths in West Africa pass 3,000

*Ebola virus a threat to UK
*Ghana's Girl Power

*US student makes choice after winning 8 Ivy League place
*Hollywood Star & Former Ambassador to Ghana Shirley Temple Dies

*In 2010 Ghana announced a 60% increase in GDP
*Ghana: Accra's Melcom department store collapses

  News Archive...

*MotecLife-UK Hosts Daasebre Oti Boateng
*2012 Olympics schedule revealed

Ghana Election Watch


BBC Health

*Hip replacement death rates show 'dramatic fall'
*Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials
*Hip resurfacing prone to failure, say doctors

*MHRA: Metal hip implant patients need life-long checks
*Fake malaria drugs could 'put millions at risk'
*A-Z of medical conditions
*GM mosquitoes offer malaria hope

  News Archive...

Is Ghana the next African economic tiger?


 Modern Ghana Web on acebook

David Alton


Very interesting reading from Lord Alton on poverty and tropical diseases
on a special occasion of the visit of the former President of Ghana

Mr John Kufuor to UK


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