Dakar in detail

Health & insurance

Medical Services

Hospitals are understaffed and underequipped; for faster service try a private clinic. Pharmacies are plentiful in Dakar; most are open 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and rotate with 24-hour shifts.

Clinique de Cap One of the biggest private medical clinics in Dakar.

Hôpital le Dantec A modern, full-service hospital in the Plateau.

Hôpital Principal Main hospital and emergency department.

Pharmacie Guigon One of the best-stocked options.