Bongolo Hospital, Gabon – Pediatrician or FP w/Peds experience needed May 2019-June 2020

Bongolo Hospital, Gabon has a need for a Pediatrician for May 2019 through June 2020.  Any amount of time would be appreciated. French is preferred for this position, but interpreters are available.  A Family Practice physician with Peds experience would also be considered.

Bongolo Hospital is a 158 bed hospital located in Labemba, Gabon. There is also an HIV/AIDS treatment center and a busy outpatient department which sees an average of 500 patients per week. Bongolo is family friendly with a mix of national and expatriate staff. It presently serves one third of the country’s population. It is preferred that short term volunteers have at least 19 days, including travel, available for service. The individual volunteer is responsible for the costs associated with the trip. World Medical Mission personnel will provide assistance in arranging all travel including international flights, in-country travel, visas, permits and/or medical licensing.

Volunteers fly into the capital city of Libreville. The following day fly local commercial airlines or mission flight (if available) to town of Mouila and then driven two hours to Bongolo Hospital.

French is the primary language and charting is done in French.

If you are an Evangelical Christian physician currently licensed in the United States or Canada and are available to assist in filling this need, contact Carly Poor by email or by phone at 828-588-1274.