Hospital Description

Country: 
Malawi
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
Max Number of Students: 
4-6

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
Chileka International Airport, Blantyre (BLZ)
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
Possibly, 30-60 days=Tourist Visa with No Cost
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
Recommended Months to Visit: 
March-May
Additional Fees: 
Registration fee for Medical Council of Malawi and the Nurse Midwives Council of Malawi (nurses=$100-$200)
Last Updated: 
September 28, 2009