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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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Special Features


Photos and more videos from Motec's 10th anniversary charity fundraising event
at the House of Lords' on 9th November 2016

Prof Standfield Speaking at the House of Lords



Lousia Drapers' Presentation at the House of Lords


Motec's 10th anniversary address by Motec President Paul Ofori-Atta at the House of Lords' charity fundraising event on 9th November 2016

10th anniversary address by Motec President at the House of Lords' reception

Motec's 10th anniversary address by Motec's Patron Professor Lord David Alton of Liverpool at the House of Lords' charity fundraising event on 9th November 2016



Motec in Southern Ghana in October 2016

A short video about how Motec is training doctors in Ghana


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  



Lecture on spinal surgery - Abstract. Mr Peter Dyson


The neglected club foot. S. Adedapo Midlesborough, MBBS FRCS (ORTH) FRCSC

bullet 10th anniversary address by Motec President at the House of Lords' reception
bullet Breast project by Motec in Ghana since May 2013 - April 2016
bullet Report April 2016
bullet Orthopaedic Trauma relief in Africa
bullet Motec in Ghana Oct 2015 by P. Ofori-Atta
bullet Motec Report Oct 2015 by Steve Goh
bullet Motec Report Apr 2015 by Steve Goh
bullet Motec Physio Report Oct 2015 by Hannah McGinty and Swati Bhagat
bullet Membership Application Form 2016 - 2017
bullet Dr Arhinful one year review Akosombo
bullet Address by Motec President at Akososmbo on 19th October 2015
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 June 2014 Report
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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