Hospital Description

Country: 
Botswana
Setting: 
Urban
Number of Patient Beds: 
167
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
55%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
250
Departments/Specialties: 
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
OB/GYN
General Surgery
ER
Infectious Disease Control Clinic
General OPD
Dental Health Clinic
Eye Clinic
Psychiatry
Public Health
Typical Cases: 
General medical emergencies (i.e. DM, HTN, Asthmatic attacks, RTAs, etc.)
HIV spectrum of illnesses
TB
Surgical emergencies
Obstetric emergencies
Etc
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
Medical
Nursing/NP
Dental
Public Health
Allied Health (Radiology, PA, Nutrition)
Languages Spoken: 
English
Seswnana (local language)
Language Requirements/Fluency: 
English
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Community outreach programs, church programs, local schools and orphanages, etc.
Max Number of Students: 
Maximum 2 students at a time - must be the same gender due to lodging arrangements

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
Sir Tseretse Khama International Airport
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
Yes - double check cost with Botswana consulate office
Transport from Airport Provided: 
Provided by the hospital
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
45 minutes - comfortable drive
Type of Student Housing: 
Student room/Guest house
Cost of Housing/month: 
USD 300/month
Meal Plan: 
Cafeteria - vegetarian
Cost of Meals/month: 
Included with housing
Recommended Months to Visit: 
All year round for medical students (Nursing students will need to obtain details from the college directly)
Additional Fees: 
None
Comments from Site: 
Hepatitis B Vaccination, PEP prophylaxis available (ATRIPLA) in case of accidental needle stick. No malaria in Kayne but you may need prophylaxis if you plan to travel to other areas during your visit. We uphold Adventist Christian values including vegetarian meals and no meat options.
Last Updated: 
September 9, 2015