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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

You can go to several places such as Luanda Medical Center or Hospital Girasol. For anything complicated, I would fly to South Africa. - Mar 23, 2017
Yellow fever epidemic. Malaria epidemic. If you get sick, medevac to Namibia or South Africa as soon as possible. - Apr 23, 2016
You will be med-evac'd for any significant health problems. - Mar 28, 2015
Yes. Malaria is very serious and many people take drugs to combat malaria and use mosquito nets. There were multiple people who got malaria while we were in Luanda. Other people were afflicted by other pathogens. Most people, even for minor medical issues, are medevac'd to South Africa. Although there is a private hospital run by the oil companies and well stocked with technology, the doctors, reportedly, are not well trained in the equipment. One of the reasons there are restrictions on driving is because in a serious car accident, the chances you would make it to the hospital in time due to traffic and road conditions you would not survive. - Aug 31, 2014
Serious concerns with malaria, dengue, and water/food borne parasites and intestinal problems. You cannot drink the water. Medical care here is poor. - Jul 11, 2013
Malaria and dengue fever in the city. For any moderate-to-serious health issue you must leave country to see doctor. - Apr 24, 2013
poor medical care, better stay healthy and bring your own medicine from home - Aug 4, 2011
No good medical care is available -- we are medivac'd for almost any issue. Malaria is common. - Aug 3, 2011
Malaria is an issue. Medical services are available. - Apr 15, 2009