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Travel - Sal - Do you have useful contact details for Doctors, Police, Hospitals etc on Sal island

There is a hospital in Espargos and another large clinic due to be completed in Santa Maria by 2020 (situated next to the Police Station). Another private clinic is being built by the Enacol Garage, possibly completed by 2021.

The information below may not be updated annually, please use any contact information to make your own enquiries,

Health Care - Sal Island

Pharmacy - Santa Maria

The pharmacy in Santa Maria has a Facebook page. You can contact them directly to make your own enquiries about medication etc.. They have some staff that understand English. More contact details below. FB Link: Santa Maria Pharmacy

Doctors' Surgery - Private Practice - Clinitur

Clinitur, Santa Maria
Open Mon-Fri 8-6p.m.. Sat: 8-3p.m., Sun 8-1p.m.
Tel:+238 242 1519, +238 242 9090
Emergency mobile: +238 9887075
Fax: +238 242 1519

E-mail: geral@cvtelecom.cv

Doctors’ Surgery - Private Practice - Medlab

Dra.Helga (speaks English)
Situated in Santa Maria
Open 9a.m.to 7p.m. Mon toFri. Sat and Sun 9a.m.to 1p.m.
Tel: +238 242 2242

M: +238 952 5058

Doctor's Surgery - Private Practice - Santa Maria Clinic

Dr. Nuno (Speaks English)
Situated in Santa Maria
Dr Nuno is the main practitioner at Santa Maria Clinic. Another Doctor who works there lives in Murdeira (10mins out of Santa Maria). 
Their opening hours are Mon – Friday 0800 – 1900 hrs. Saturday ...... - ....... Sunday....... - ......

Dr. Nuno has an emergency call out telephone number for hotels. The number hotel staff would ring in an emergency is 982 54 06. However please note, normal fees during opening times at his Clinic is 20 Euros for a consultation. For emergency call outs hotel guests are required to pay 70 Euros. You can appreciate if a Doctor has been called out at night for an emergency, the daytime clinic may not open. In the past people living in Santa Maria would prefer to go to the hospital as they do not have the 70 euros emergency call out fee.


There are two dentists in Espargos.

British Honorary Consul in Cape Verde

Based on:Santa Maria, Sal Island.

Snr. Tino Mosso

Tel: (00238) 9951043

E: tinossom@yahoo.co.uk

Police and Hospitals

National Police Station - Espargos: 241 1132

Judiciary Police: 241 1369/2296/2323

Local Police Station - Santa Maria : 242 1132

Nearest hospital: Small Hospital - Santa Maria (basic hospital) 242 1130

Main Hospital is in Espargos - Tel No: 241 1130

Paid Medical Services

Medical exams in Central and Regional Hospitals – 1,000 - 1,500 CVE;
Medical Exams in Health Centres – 500 - 750 CVE;
Emergency service in Central Hospitals - CVE 1,500;
Cost per day of internment in Central Hospitals - CVE 2,750;

Cost per day of internment in the Regional Hospitals - CVE 1,000

Vetinary Surgeon

Fatyma Santos - Santa Maria
Email: fatyma.santos@hotmail.com

Mobile: (00238) 9979461

Emergency Contacts

PLEASE NOTE: The main language here is Portuguese and Creole, English is not widely understood or spoken, more staff in the new hotels speak English.

Emergency services (ambulance, police, fire):
National Emergency Services
Hospital – 130
Fire-fighter Corporation – 131
Police – 132
Judiciary Police – 800 11 34
National Information – 102

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