If you are a doctor or nurse, you can offer your medical skills to provide primary health care for the San Bushman community.
You have the opportunity to contribute to the medical welfare of the San community and experience unspoiled African wilderness.
You can examine and treat patients at the clinic and transport those who need hospital treatment to the hospital, over 75 miles (120 km) away. Patients suffer TB and HIV, which are prevalent in the community.
Other common ailments include malnutrition, intestinal worms, fungal infections, aches and pains and everyday problems. During your time as a Medical Clinic Volunteer, you will participate in and assist our doctor and nurse with the running of the clinic and help provide primary healthcare to the local community.
You will spend most of your time at the remote San Bushman clinic in rural Namibia.
Accommodation in Windhoek
This palatial-looking hotel mixes traditional African touches with a focus on European-style hospitality. The décor is elegant and refined, and the 16 rooms are individually decorated. Leo’s at the Castle is one of the few truly gourmet restaurants in the region, and the wine cellar here is especially impressive.
This intimate boutique hotel in a tranquil corner of Windhoek embodies the very essence of chic comfort. The Olive Exclusive – the first ultra-luxurious sanctuary of its kind in the Namibian capital – is cool, contemporary and stylish but with a warm heart and genuine African spirit. Its sleek, modern lines are complemented by organic […]
This luxury lodge just outside Windhoek is a good balance of nature, wildlife and wellness. Set on the edge of a 6000 hectare nature reserve, the expert guides will help you spot 25 types of impressive species. The 16 stylish wooden chalets have thatched roofs and private timber viewing decks.
The German influence on the capital is complemented by the diversity of Namibia’s ethnic populations. It’s a laid back affair as capitals go, but the town does have the most sophisticated nightlife and shopping in the country. Relax in the near-European atmosphere before heading out on your safari adventure.