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Surgeons Madagascar - Short term

The Good News Hospital in Mandritsara, Madagascar, is looking for surgeons to cover holidays and home assignments

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Good News Hospital

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You will work in an international team of Malagasy and foreign doctors. You will see patients in consultation, operate on them and care for them in the surgical ward and the newly built maternity centre. In addition to general surgical procedures, your tasks will also include gynaecological procedures, e.g. caesarean sections. We will be happy to accompany you in procedures that are new to you. You will finance your work yourself, e.g. through fundraising or a circle of friends. You will live on a well-kept compound, where the hospital is also located. You can organise your free time as you wish; for example with hikes, bike tours, visits to Malagasy villages, excursions to Mandritsara, games evenings, etc. We cultivate an active team life and would be delighted if you were part of it.

The minimum duration of the assignment depends on your experience and is at least one month.

The Good News Hospital is located in the north of Madagascar, in Mandritsara. It is the only well-equipped hospital within a radius of over 200 kilometres and comprises the medical ward, surgery, maternity and eye clinic. Every year, around 14,000 patients are treated in the hospital and hear the "Good News" - the Good News of Jesus Christ. Further information:


  • Consultant surgery
  • Knowledge of written and spoken French and English, approx. level B1 or higher
  • Work experience in a similar environment an advantage but not mandatory
  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and membership of a church
  • Enjoy getting to know other people and cultures

Contact us

Are you interested? Then get in touch with us:

SIM Switzerland, Brigitte Pini:

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