Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism

Eti Health and Leisure (EHL) is a duly registered closed corporation, providing health management, logistics and hospitality services in South Africa with our primary target market being West Africa. Eti Health and Leisure was born out of the desire to make available to Africans in developing nations excellent medical services, in a relaxed atmosphere, which will leave our clients with a memorable experience.

We believe that quality, timely and affordable health care should be available to everyone. More and more people are choosing and also need to travel abroad for medical services, but the selection of the appropriate hospital and doctor poses a challenge. Eti health and Leisure is proud to give our patients the best choice and care to s

atisfy their particular need.

We are geared towards the specific needs of Africans as well as others who wish to have a unique African experience. We provide a total package, from making all the arrangements for the medical/ surgical treatment of your choice, to providing comfortable accommodation with unique West African hospitality and cuisine.

We only align ourselves with facilities and doctors that can meet our highly stringent set of criteria of professionalism, competence, hygiene and safety. Be assured that Eti Health and Leisure adheres to the highest level of confidentiality for all its patients.


  • We have been working with some major Multi-Specialist Hospitals here in Cape Town, which include Christian Barnard memorial hospital, which is a net care hospital, Vincent Pallotti hospital, Cape Fertility Clinic, and UCT Private Hospital. They have specialist doctors in every field who competently handle cases relating to Spinal cord, Burns and Trauma, Orthopaedics, IVF, Keloids, Cancer, Brain disease, Heart disease, Kidney failure etc. We arrange the appropriate hospital and specialist for each patient
  • We provide documentation required for visa, for the prospective patient and accompanying person(s) and ensure that medical visas are issued promptly as we are recognised by the South African embassy in Nigeria.
  • We arrange for emergency evacuations, using Netcare 911 air ambulance to evacuate patients. Note that visas are waived for patients evacuated via air ambulance; the visa is issued at point of entry to the patient and is handled by Netcare 911. However patient must have valid international passport.
  • We secure appointment, and make all payments to the appropriate hospital, doctors and service providers.
  • As a first step we provide to our clients the total estimated cost of their medical bills, cost of accommodation for the required period of stay and advice on average cost of feeding.
  • We personally chauffeur all clients to and from the airport on arrival and departure, all hospital appointments as well as organise Ambulance to pick stretcher patients from the airport. We also have wheel chairs available for wheel chair patients.
  • We provide accommodation for clients in our four star graded guest house situated in the exquisite pineland area of Cape Town.
  • We visit our clients regularly while on admission in hospital and buy relevant provisions and snacks for them
  • We take our clients on a one to two day tour of the beautiful city of Cape Town with a registered tour guide.
  • Our clients have access to exquisite Nigerian food in a homely ambience in the guest house dining.
  • All services are offered with professionalism and wealth of experience.


Our clients have the luxury of being handled by experts with both medical and human relationship management skills.

The CEO of Eti Health and Leisure is Dr. Tonye Owei. He has over 25years medical experience and has practiced in the rural and township parts of Rivers and Bayelsa State; he has also gathered a wealth of experience while practicing in Germany and South Africa. He is a seasoned medical practitioner, who is highly respected in Nigeria, Germany and South Africa. In Addition Dr. Owei has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Science and Technology, River State. He is an astute and honest business man.

The managing director, who pilots the day to day running of the company in South Africa, is Mrs. Ziggy Owei. She has a B. Sc (Hons) in Business Management from the University of Port Harcourt and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Renowned University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. She further has 8 years banking experience, and specialised in marketing and human relationship management.

She is a known motivational speaker and has been invited severally to give lectures at the business school, women in business association conference and high school career development sessions in Cape Town. She manages the medical tourism and gives her personal touch to the clients; she also runs the four star graded guest house, as well as the exquisite West African cuisine in Cape Town.

We work with other professionals here in Cape Town and Nigeria in order to deliver premium service to our clients.


Eti Health and Leisure cc started operations one year ago and has made quite some remarkable achievements:

  • To date we have successfully evacuated over 50 patients with different types of medical indications.
  • We have set up a four star graded guest house in Cape Town with excellent facilities to cater for our medical clients.
  • We have established an excellent relationship with Net care 911 for immediate air ambulance evacuations.
  • We have established excellent relationships and secured retainerships with the best multi-specialist Hospitals and their doctors here in Cape Town which has ensured that our clients enjoy immediate attention on arrival.
  • We have established excellent relationship with security agents, and the hospital security department, this has enabled us provide optimum security service to our VIP clients.
  • We have been handling evacuations sponsored by States government, NGO'S as well as Private Patients.
  • We are well known by the Nigerian Embassy in Johannesburg and Pretoria, and enjoy maximum co-operation from their office as needed.


  • Open Heart surgery
  • Renal surgery
  • Spinal Surgery and other neurological cases
  • Kidney problems
  • Breast cancers
  • Lymphoma
  • Brain Tumours
  • Shoulder, hip and knee replacements
  • Dental surgeries
  • Cataract eye surgery
  • Fibroid
  • Abdominal plastic surgery
  • Shoulder and hip replacements surgery
  • Prostrate and Urologic cases Major Orthopaedic surgeries
  • Keloids
  • Burn, Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Gynaecologic surgery including high risk myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Invitro Fertilisation
  • HIV Related cases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neuro-paediatric case
  • Comprehensive general medical check up

We are available to partner with hospitals, corporate organisations, agencies, state governments who can sponsor patients for treatment, and we assure you of excellent professional service to all clients sent to us.

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5 Minutes away from:

  • UCT
  • Mutual Park
  • Howard Centre Shopping Mall
  • Mowbray and Rondebosch Golf Courses
10 Minutes away from:
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Ratanga Junction
  • Canal Walk Shopping Centre
  • Grand West Casino
15 Minutes away from:
  • Signal Hill and Table Mountain Cable Car
  • City Centre and V&A Waterfront
  • Milnerton beach and golf course
20 Minutes away from:
  • Clifton and Camps Bay beaches
  • Constantia and Hout Bay

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