I need specific treatment that is not available in Namibia; does NHP cover my accommodation expenses in this case?

In the event of a member being in need of a specific treatment or procedure not available within Namibia and on application by the member, the Fund may assist in defraying some of the transportation costs to and from the Republic of South Africa only. Assistance will only be granted for cases that are not subject to specific exclusions.

Benefits include: 

  • 80% of the cost of transportation in respect of the 1st and subsequent visits
  • Commercial flights or approved flights will be organised by the Fund’s preferred service provider for such cases
  • Children under the age of 18-years of age, when travelling to the Republic of South Africa, must be accompanied by a guardian. The transport costs of the guardian will be paid out at 80% by the Fund.


Benefits excluded:

  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Accommodation for the accompanying guardian


Members must obtain prior approval for this benefit, failure to do so will result in the Fund not accepting any liability in respect of such costs, unless in the case of a medical emergency.