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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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Due to unforeseen circumstances, this year's  Dinner Dance planned for 19th September has been cancelled. A new date and venue is being considered. Further details will be made available in due course. Next year's date is also being reviewed. Sorry for the inconvenience.The next Motec meeting at the usual venue in Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4AD has been moved to Sunday 11th October 13:30-15:50. Highlights- Post meeting with Ghana High Commissioner; visit to House of Lords, pre-Dinner Dance.

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Motec consultative discussion with
Chief Patron at the House of Lords


Motec consultative discussion with Chief Patron is a success!

Some Motec project leaders supported by the Prof Nigel Standfield of the London postgraduate School of Surgery were hosted by Lord David Alton and Lord Bernard Ribeiro at the House of Lords on Monday 14th of September 2015 read more...


Motec at the Ghana High Commission, Belgravia Square, London

Motec held talks with Ghana High Commissioner and his high powered team in London on Thursday 16th July. Matters of mutual interests were discussed in an atmosphere of friendship and statesmanship.

Gratitude to H.E. Mr Victor Smith and his team for the wonderful opportunity. 

Picture shows His Excellency (middle) with his team  and Motec volunteers at the end of the 1 hour of discussions. 

Motec delegation was made up of Mr Peter Dyson, Prof Nigel Standfield, Mr Caesar Mensah, Dr Louisa Draper,and Mr Ofori-Atta, Among the team members of His Excellency were Mr William Osafo (Minister responsible for Education) and Mr Kofi Addo (Trade)

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

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    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

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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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