Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Overcoming Angola's Doctor Shortage

Since its inception in 2006, the CEML Hospital has been staffed by resident and visiting expatriate doctors and medical personnel, who are able to operate a consistent and growing medical service to the southern region of Angola. In a strategy to create sustainability in operations and personnel, CEML is concentrating on training and implementing Angolan non-physician clinicians to meet the immense healthcare needs in the rural areas.

A Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail, recently published a revealing article outlining the extreme situation in Angola, where government hospitals have been built but with no doctors or medical staff to operate them.  Read this interesting article on this website..............

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