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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 especially Ghana. This is being achieved through a co-ordinated programme of working visits to TARGET HEALTH INSTITUTIONS/ORGANISATIONS in the sub-Saharan region (17 West African State members of the West African College of Surgeons). 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),  The Ghana High Commission (GHC-London), The London postgraduate School of Surgery, School and Health Foundation of Ireland  and also we cherish the tenets of  the World Health Organisation (WHO). The charity operates under an umbrella of   an experienced group of patrons including Lord David Alton of the Liverpool John Moores University and House of Lords.

Motec Life UK is registered with the Charity Commission (England and Wales) - Registration Number 1118994 Follow us    


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Special Features


Sod Cutting Ceremony For Nankese-Abisim M/A Primary & K. G Streams. Eastern Region



Motec Meet To Discuss Working Visit To Keta District Hospital

Mr Vadodara Shailesh -plastic surgeon, Mr Sanjay Baldota- breast surgeon
and Mr Ofori-Atta - Motec President are seen relaxing after the discussions in Watford.


Meetings in support of handicapped children in Ghana



Ghana- A visiting doctor’s view into the current health challenges by Dr Rebecca Morris


Motec Nurses from Ghana Complete 4 day orthopaedic training in UK

Two nurses from Ghana were in UK for orthopaedic trauma equipment handling course for one week. The nurses received lectures and training on equipment handling in joint arthroplasty and long bone  fracture fixation.
The nurses have since left UK and arrived safely back. It expected of the Nurses to train local theatre staff in their various places of work.
The training programme covered hip, total knee, total hip ad mini-hip replacements and long bone intramedullary nailing.
We are grateful to all the UK orthopaedic manufacturing companies for their import.
including De-Soutter Medical and Smith and Nephew.

Our sincere gratitude to sponsors and the nurses.

Last but not the least, also our thanks to Motec Secretary Mrs Kay Bowers who looked after the welfare issues of the nurse.



The New Ghana High Commissioner, His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah gave audience to Motec Life UK at the Commission in London on 24th August 2017.  Motec team of 5 were warmly welcomed by His Excellency and discussions were centred on health care related projects of Motec of interest to the Commission and Ghana as whole.  His Excellency led a strong team with three heads of departments including Mr William Osafo, Mr Blankson and Mr Kofi Addo responsible for Education, Consular Services and Tarde/Investment.
Motec expresses her sincere gratitude to His Excellency for the opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between our charity and Ghana through the Commission happening a few weeks in office in London.


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

Hemel Hempstead Gazette 9th February, 2011

World Cup Panel in Hemel Hempstead 9th June 2010

Gift of life to Africa from charity with Motec-vation




  News Archive...
    Latest  Publications  



Schools Health Foundation Newsletter Autumn 2017


The 2nd Lord Alton Course for Surgeons
Advances And Challenges In The Practice Of Surgery In The Developing World At The Ghana College Of Surgeons And Physicians, Accra, Ghana)


AGM Overview of Fractures in the Developing World


Global Surgery - Motec's Role


Motec Ukbreast


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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