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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Population: 800,000

Official Language: English

Capital: Georgetown

Currency: Guyana dollar

Int Code: +592

Visas and work permits:

British nationals and nationals of other EEC countries do not require a visa to visit Guyana, just a passport valid for six months and a return ticket. Since no doctors are trained in Guyana, they have to accept those from a recognized medical school outside. Contact the Guyana Medical Board. As regards work permits, contact the Guyana High Commission (www.guyana.org

Also Visit Guyana on the web! Tourism Association of Guyana. General Information www.guyana.org 

Useful Addresses:

Ministry of Health: Lot 1, Brickdam, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: +592 2 65861 Fax: 2 56985 www.sdnp.org.gy/moh/ 
Guyana Medical Association, 77 Lamaha St, Alberttown, Georgetown Tel: +592 272 019
Guyana Dental Association, National Dental Centre, Thomas and Guamina Streets, Georgetown Tel: +592 2 601194 Fax: 2 74648

UNIVERSITIES:

University of Guyana, The Admission Office, Turkeyen Campus, East Coast Demerara P.O. Box 101110, Georgetown Tel: +592 222 3586 Fax: 222 4181 www.sdnp.org.gy/uog Although this does have some health-related subjects, medicine itself is not taught anywhere in Guyana.



HOSPITALS*
*
P = Private

The Public Hospital Georgetown, New Market Street, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: +592 2 56900 or Tel: 2 62687/59673/78224.
Bartica Hospital, Second Road, Bartica, Essequibo, Guyana Tel: +592 5 2339.
Best Hospital, Best, West Coast Demerara, Guyana Tel: 64 702.
Charity Hospital, Charity, Essequibo, Guyana Tel: 71 204.
Davis Memorial Hospital (P), 121 Durban Backlands Lodge, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: 2 72041.
Fort Wellington Hospital, Public Road, New Amsterdam, Berbice, Guyana Tel: 3 2396.
Jesus Rescue Mission Children’s Hospital (P), 67 Croal Street, Stabroek, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: 2 54090.
Leonora Hospital, Leonora, West Coast Demerara, Guyana Tel: 61 2502.
Mabaruma Hospital, Mabaruma Compound, North West District, Guyana Tel: 77 205.
Mahaica Hospital, Mahaica Village, East Coast Demerara, Guyana Tel: 28 211.
Matthew’s Ridge Hospital, Matthew’s Ridge, North West District, Guyana Tel: 75 205.
Medical Arts Centre (P)
, 265 Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: 2 57402 Fax: 2 65220.
New Amsterdam Hospital, New Amsterdam, Berbice, Guyana Tel: 3 2266.
Port Mourant Hospital, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana Tel: 37 2883.
Prashad’s Hospital Ltd (P), 258–9 Middle and Thomas Streets, North Cummingsburg, Geogetown, Guyana Tel: 2 67214 Fax: 2 67213.
Skeldon Hospital, Corriverton, Berbice, Guyana Tel: 39 2211.
St Joseph’s Mercy Hospital (P), 130–2 Parade Street, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: 2 72070 Fax: 2 502260. www.mercy.hospital.org.gy
Suddie Hospital, Suddie, Essequibo, Guyana Tel: 74 227 The hospital: A small (50–100-bed) rural hospital on the coast. Rural outreach clinics are done into the remote interior.
West Demerara General Hospital, Best Village, Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara, Guyana Tel: 64 271.
Woodlands Hospital (P), 110–11 Carmichael Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: 2-54050 Fax: 2 55865.

 

 
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