The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or reputation of the persons or medical facilities whose names appear on the following list; nor does this serve as an endorsement. While routine consultations and emergencies may be handled in N’Djamena, most patients prefer to seek medical and dental service abroad, especially for intrusive procedures, if time and circumstances allow.
Please note that Medicaid/Medicare does not apply outside the United States, and your private medical insurance may or may not apply overseas; contact your insurance provider for more information.
Generally cash in advance of treatment is demanded. It is highly recommended that membership in an overseas medical insurance provider be obtained prior to arrival in N’Djamena. U.S. citizen visitors must display proof of immunization for yellow fever prior to enter and malaria prophylaxis is highly recommended. Further information may be found at www.cdc.gov.
Medical Insurance and Providers:
International SOS and EuropAssistance are the only two services in Chad that provide medevac services and offer an international standard of care. Both require advance membership sign-up online prior to treatment. It is recommended that U.S. citizens purchase overseas health insurance and medevac insurance prior to arrival in Chad.
International SOS – Membership only
General Phone Numbers: 66 27 19 13 / 98 05 63 95
Dr. Philippe Cheval (Resident)
Dr. Elizabeth Delahais covers for Dr. Philippe every three months.
Address: Quartier Klemat, BP 1215, Route del l’Aéroport, Ndjamena – Chad
Hours: M-F 0800 – 1200 & 1200 – 0200 hrs.
Medical Hospitals and Emergency Centers
Hospitals and emergency care are limited in Chad. Please note that the below listed hospitals are provided for information purposes only, and does not constitute an endorsement, explicit or implied, by the United States Department of State.
Hopital General de Reference (public hospital across from Embassy):
Mr. Djasrangar Gueranbaye- Surveillant de service de la morgue:
General Phone Numbers: 22 51 61 45/ 66 49 03 95/ 99 85 90 72/ 77 49 03 95
BP. 130, Face Monument Eboue
Hopital de la Renaissance (Private Hospital):
Emergency Room Telephone: 66 97 22 60
Hopital mere et Enfant (for Women and Children):
Administrateur Sanitaire 22 51 35 14
Directeur General 66 26 7982
Mortuary Services and Repatriation of Remains:
Mortuary services are provided by Service de la Morgue de l’HGRN, at L’Hôpital General, in N’Djamena. Mortuary services in N’Djamena can provide general embalming and holding of a corpse for several days while funeral preparations are being made, prices are below. Please note that should you require the assistance of the morgue, you should first make payment for services at the Hôpital General de Réference and then provide the receipt to the Morgue.
Morgue Fees are as follows for storing the remains:
- 1-3 days: 10,000 CFA
- 4-7 days: 15,000 CFA
- 8+ days: 25, 000 CFA
If you require a coffin for the repatriation of a deceased family member, please coordinate with your insurance company on how best to locate such items in Chad. Coffins are not readily available but may be provided by EuropAssistance or ISOS, for members only and when available. Air France can repatriate remains of family members; please contact the airlines’ office for rates, flight schedules, and any restrictions.
General Contact Information: Frank Lecoeuche, 66 27 08 86
Medical Doctors in N’Djamena:
|Dr. Ngombaye Djaibe||Clinic Providence
BP. 4041, Rue 3211
Cuvette St. Martin,
|(235) 2251-75-33||Surgeon Urologist|
|Dr. Nanadoumngar J.||Clinic SAO
BP. 727, Avenue Mobutu
Moursal (Bar 5Kilos)
|Dr. Patalet Tezere
|Cabinet La Samaritaine
Boulevard des SAO
|Dr. Djimet Langtar||Cabinet Médical Espoir
BP. 208, Face Hôpital Américain (Across from American Hospital)
|Dr. Tolmaydje||Clinique Médical Emi-Koussi
|Dr. Keller Cyril||Cabinet Dentaire Keller & G
BP. 438, N’Djamena
|Dr. Ahmet Adoum||General Hospital (HGRN)
BP. 440, Face Monument Eboue
|Dr. Dezoumbe Djoret||General Hospital (HGRN)
BP. 440, Face Monument Eboue
|Dr. Pierre FARAH||CHU – Le Bon Samaritain
BP. 456 – Ndjamena
|(235) 66 73 21 11
(235) 99 67 8558
|Dr. Abdelsalam Mahamat- General Number||Hopital Moderne – La Renaissance
|(235) 66 97 22 60||Generalist – Urgentiste|
Last Updated November 15, 2019