List of Referral Hospitals in Botswana

List of Referral Hospitals in Botswana

What is Referral Hospitals?

A tertiary referral hospital is a hospital that provides tertiary care, which is a level of health care obtained from specialists in a large hospital after referral from the providers of primary care and secondary care.

List of Referral Hospitals in Botswana

Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital


Good Hope Primary Hospital

Princess Marina Hospital

Masunga Primary Hospital

Maun General Hospital

Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospita

Frequently Asked Questions

How many referral hospitals are there in Botswana?

There are 624 medical facilities in Botswana, including 26 public hospitals.

What are the 4 types of hospitals?

Functionality refers to whether the hospitals are general-purpose, teaching hospitals, acute care facilities, long-term hospitals, community hospitals, research hospitals or if they provide trauma care for patients.

Is KK hospital private or government?

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (abbreviation: KKH) is the largest public hospital specialising in healthcare for women and children in Singapore, located at 100 Bukit Timah Road.

Does Botswana have good hospitals?

The standard of medical treatment in Botswana’s major towns is generally good. Many doctors in private hospitals are locals educated elsewhere, afterwards returning to their home country to practise medicine.

Which is the biggest referral hospital in East Africa?

Fast forward to 2022, KNH has a bed capacity of 1,800, 6,000+ staff members, 50 wards, 22 out-patient clinics, 24 theaters (16 specialized) and Accident & Emergency Department. KNH is the biggest referral hospital in East & Central Africa.

Can foreign doctors work in Botswana?

Eligibility[edit] Certified Foreign Doctors that wishes to work in Botswana temporary are eligible to apply.

Where is the best place to live in Botswana?

Many expats moving to Botswana settle in the towns or cities of Maun, Francistown and Gaborone. These are far and away the more expensive choice, though do provide much better access to transport, work, schools and amenities. Popular suburbs in Gaborone include Broadhurst and Phakalane.

Is Botswana good to live and work?

Most expats in Botswana earn decent salaries with good employment packages, and can therefore live relatively luxuriously. Botswana consistently ranks as having a low cost of living, but expats are advised to factor in potential healthcare costs and, for families with children, school fees.

What is a Category 5 hospital?

Category 1 – immediate attention. Category 2 – very urgent treatment. Category 3 – early full assessment. Category 4 – needs to be seen but can wait. Category 5 – can be seen elsewhere.