Hospital Description

Setting: Urban
Number of Patient Beds:  35
Bed Occupancy Rate:  53%
Outpatients Seen Per/day:  150
Departments/Specialties:  Clinical Laboratory, Labor/Delivery, Dentistry, Surgery, Pediatrics, Outpatient Clinic, Intensive Care Unit/Critical Care
Typical Cases:  Private hospital, mainly viral infections, HPN, DM, HIV related cases, Malaria, Pneumonia, TB 
Languages Spoken:  English, Chichewa, Portuguese
Language requirements/fluency: English
Maximum # of Students: 4-6
Additional Volunteer Opportunities

Trip Logistics

Visa required for US Citizen? Cost? Possibly, 30-60 days=tourist visa with no cost
Recommended Airport:  Chileka International Airport, Blantyre (BLZ)

Transport from Airport Provided:  Yes
Time from Airport to Hospital:  20-30 minutes
Type of Student Housing:  Guest house
Cost of Housing/night:  $7/night
Meal Plan:  Cafeteria, Fresh food market, restaurant 
Cost of Meals/day:  $3/meal
Additional Fees: Registration fee for Medical Council of Malawi and the Nurse Midwives Council of Malawi (nurses=$100-$200)
Recommended months to visit:  March-May
Website:  N/A