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Surgeons in Chad


This role, based near the Chadian capital N’Djamena, offers the opportunity to make a real difference in a country of great medical need.

About the role

Both short-term and long-term placements are available. For long-term medical staff a willingness to learn French is vital. You will need to be fully qualified with post-graduate qualifications and able to lead a surgical team in a busy hospital.


  • Provide surgical capacity to the theatre/OR team in accordance with their surgical speciality

  • Work in surgical outpatient clinic, assessing potential patients for surgery and doing pre-op work-up

  • Carry out surgical procedures as per personal competence

  • Manage/review post-op patients on the wards in conjunction with Chadian Doctors

  • Work in conjunction with the rest of the surgical team in the outpatient clinic, on the wards and in the theatres/ORs

  • Communicate any thoughts on service improvement with the senior management team (SMT)

Guinebor 2 Hospital is considered to be one of the best hospitals in N’Djamena and attracts patients from a wide area. It is a registered NGO in Chad and a Non Profit Organisation (NPO). Its key medical statistics per year are 14,000 outpatients, 2,000 inpatients, 1,300 operations, and 1,800 births.

To apply click the link below and complete the form. A member of our team will contact you to discuss next steps.

Duration: Short-term (three months to two years) , Long-term (two years plus)

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Learn about long term mission

Ministry: Hope

Location: Chad

Working with BMS has been a rewarding experience both professionally and personally. The effort to connect our expertise with the needs of our partners is remarkable, especially during long-term overseas assignments. It is a balance between professional fulfilment and spiritual development.
Lucia Bastos, Mission Worker in Chad

Enquire today

To find out more or to apply for this role, fill in the enquiry form. A member of our team will be in touch.

(Please note, we are unable to deliver Engage outside of the UK)