Doctors – UN Medical Volunteer

Job Title: Doctors


If you are a Medical Doctor (Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Surgeon, Psychiatrist, Public Health Specialist or Anaesthesiotogist etc) who would like to explore the possibility of working in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho for a period of 12 months, the UN system in Lesotho is offering you an excellent opportunity to join the UNV Medical Drs programme as a United Nations Volunteer Medical Specialist.

This USAID and UN supported programme has been designed within the context of the short-term Emergency Human Resource Plan for Lesotho. The objective of the programme is to support the Government by deploying Medical Doctors at different levels of the health care system.

Trained Medical Doctors with competencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Public Health and Anaesthesiology are urgently required to help mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS in Lesotho and reduce the incidence of Maternal and Child Mortality. The United Nations system in Lesotho through UNDP Is seeking to fill several posts for International Professional Public Health Specialists, Anaesthesiologists and Obstetrician/Gynaecologists, Surgeons or Psychiatrists,

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your CV to  by the deadline of 25th May 2012. If you are already registered as a UN Volunteer, please also include your UNV roster number in your communication.

If successful, you will be offered a 12-month contract as a UNV Volunteer with a monthly volunteer living allowance (VLA) intended to cover housing, basic needs and utilities, equivalent to US$ 1729 for single person, US$ 1979 for person with one dependant, and US$ 2179 for person with two or more recognized dependants; settling-in-grant (if applicable); life, health, and permanent disability insurance; return airfares (if applicable); resettlement allowance for satisfactory service.

If you are qualified outside the country we will facilitate your registration process and secure your resident permits. Accommodation will be offered to those Doctors engaged under this programme.

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