For the past 60 years, Tansen Hospital has served as a general hospital for the people of the Palpa district in Nepal. Patients also come from many surrounding districts and nearby parts of north India. The hospital provides care in the areas of general medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, surgery, and orthopedics. Another major focus of Tansen Hospital is the training of junior Nepali doctors. The present staff includes 12 senior doctors and 16 junior doctors.

GOVERNANCE:  Operated by United Mission Hospital
BEDS:  169
OUTPATIENTS DAILY:  350
OPERATIONS MONTHLY:  640
STAFF:  400
TEACHING PROGRAMS:  Yes
SPECIAL PROGRAMS:
  • Diabetes clinic, HIV, leprosy,
  • TB care, neuro rehabilitation
LANGUAGES REQUIRED: Nepali, English
SHORT TERM POSITIONS: Yes, with some restrictions
PERSONNEL NEEDS:
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • General Practitioners
  • General Surgeon
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Pathologist/Histopathologist
  • Tutorial Group Teacher
WEBSITE: tansenhospital.org.np
ENQUIRE: sim.org.au/talktous