Motec representatives had a
wonderful meeting with Chief Patron Prof Lord David Alton on
14th of January 2019. The team of 5 led by Mr Ofori-Atta briefed
Lord Alton on some of the areas that our charity is engaged in
on the ground in Ghana and UK. Lord Alton encouraged the charity
to continue to provide help for underprivileged people in Ghana,
even if the numbers are not large. Training the trainers will
continue to be our main objective and specialist surgical
services to those who would otherwise have been left in the
The team had the unique opportunity
to sit in the House of Lords Chambers to observe the debate on
Brexit. Mr Ofori-Atta also had an opportunity to discuss
surgical training opportunities with Lord Ribeiro.
Dr Ash Bhagat at and Nick Tessier
presented the radiology project, Victoria Tetley-isles presented
education of special needs children while Mrs Sarah Paterson
elaborated on her plan to support physically disabled children
Our sincere gratitude to Lord Alton
all our volunteers and our sympathisers.
Congratulations to Elaine and Victoria for completing the Winter
Walk, raising money for MOTEC Life-UKs project to build a school
for children with disabilities.
Great work guys!! It's not too late to make a donation
Volunteering for a medical and educational Charity in Ghana
Motec member Jane Jackson has
written a superb article on the work that Motec is doing in
Below are the pages that were published in The Quainton News,
her local parish magazine and village newsletter...
The Quainton News
Motec members Elaine Bigham & Victoria Tetley are doing the
Winter Walk to raise money for the Cerebral Palsy Unit and new
school build at the Orthopaedic Training Centre in Nsawam,
Please visit their MyDonate page for more details.
Dear Members, Friends and Supporters of Motec
As 2018 comes to an end, we would like to take this opportunity
to reflect on what has been an extraordinary year of
achievements. We have a lot to be thankful for. With
perseverance, great strides have been made and we have continued
to make great headway with many of our objectives. We recount a
few of the things we have done together this year....more
Orthopaedic workshop at
Koforidua St Joseph's Hospital, October 2018
Cape Coast Teaching Hospital
Lord Alton lectures 2018
The two day lecture organised by Motec in collaboration with the
GHANA College of Physicians and Surgeons took place in ACCRA
with practical hands on sessions at the 37 Military Hospital and
the ACCRA a Regional Hospital. . The programme incredibly
brought out the best of Motec volunteers led by Dr Ashish BHAGAT
and the. Radiology group from GHANA led by Dr Ewurama of the
Military Hospital. Request from participants in 2018 will be
looked at in shaping the 2019 course.
makes positive moves in support of the urgent need for vascular
surgeons for GHANA.
Motec WACS was represented by Prof STANDFIELD, Mr PETER DYSON,
and Mr Kristian Aquilina. The team if surgeons and nurses from
GHANA was led by Dr Lily Awuah, a consultant vascular surgeon.
Two surgeons on the London training programme and nurses on a
planned observatory attachment to London Hospitals also attended
the meeting which took place at the Kirle Bu Teachimg Hospital.
The GHANA College was represented by Dr William Appeadu. The
interactive meeting was arranged by Mr Ofori-Atta, Founding
President of Motec Life UK
Safe Casting and club foot
workshop in Akosombo by Beth
The 3rd Lord Alton
Course for Surgeons in the Developing World
at the Ghana
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Pre operative clinic course by
Motec at Akosombo
Motec Dinner Dance 2018
volunteer staff of Raigmore Hospital - Inverness and
representatives of Scottish Scouts call on the British High
Commissioner His Excellency Mr Ian Walker in Accra.
facilitated anatomy lectures from London for Medical students of
University of Health and Allied Sciences at Ho has taken off
Pictures show students of UHAS participating in
the interactive teaching from a lecturer teaching from the
anatomy department in London.
The programme was set up at the
request of the Dean of the University to support the local
effort to raise funds for Motec by Ms Beth Tote, Motec member
and casting instructor..
"10 people from
my friends and family did our abseil yesterday, it was a great
Sponsor money is still coming
in so I don't have a total yet but thought you would like to see
Dr Ashish Bhagat with radiology residents at
after lectures and hands on teaching
Mr Ofori-Atta and Dr Ashish Bhagat meet CEO, head
of Peri-operative Busting, head of Surgery and radiology at the
University Teaching Hospital, Cape Coast. Ghana
At the global Surgical
Conference in London
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