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Lawra - Hamile Road Monyupele Upper West GH
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The St Theresa’s Hospital is an agency hospital in the Lawra District of the Upper West Region of Ghana and located in the Wa Dioceses. As a referral health institution, the hospital not only manages referred cases in the district alone but also manage cases referred from the neighbouring districts. The hospital serves a population of over 50,000 and also serves people in Lambussie/Karni and Sissala west districts and people from neighbouring Burkina Faso.

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Hospital Facilities

Alongside more general medicine, the hospital provides eye, urological and orthopaedic specialized services amongst others provided from time to time by visiting specialists from both in and outside of the country.

Additional Comments

2 doctors work at the hospital.

Specialties required

Medical Students, Nursing students, Dentistry Students, Laboratory technology students and volunteers interested in health care volunteering and support works are all welcome. All specialties of medical professional welcomed.


The hospital is within 20 minutes walking distance to a bus terminal that links Nandom to the rest of Ghana. Fly into Accra and join a bus to Nandom in the Upper West Region of Ghana.


Hostels available within the facility.

Length of stay

Up to 10 weeks. A minimum of four weeks offer you the opportunity to get the best out of your elective or healthcare volunteering. Please note that longer duration can also be arranged.

Visa Requirements

You will need a visa to enter Ghana. Please Visit visa information.

Name of contact
Dr. S. Kwame Buabeng-Frimpong OR Dr. Michael Togobo
St Theresa's 3.jpg 5 years ago
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