The Van Norman Clinic is a private urban hospital of more than 100 beds located on the campus in the capital city of Bujumbura, featuring both out-patient and in-patient services. The hospital records about 2,000 in-patient plus 1,500 out- patient services per month. Hope Africa University students in Medicine and Nursing, as well as the Allied Health programs, regularly rotate through the Van Norman Clinic for clinical training.
The following is the text of a plaque displayed in the clinic, in English and French:
The Van Norman Clinic represents the generous financial contributions of Christian philanthropists, Ian and Alice Van Norman, members of the Free Methodist Church in Canada and friends of Hope Africa University. The Van Normans have shown their large spirit of compassion by their participation in building medical facilities in various parts of the world.
La Clinique Van Norman représente la contribution financière de philanthropes chrétiens, Ian and Alice Van Norman, membres de l’Eglise Méthodiste Libre au Canada et amis de l’Université Espoir d’Afrique. Les Van Normans on manifesté leur largesse d’esprit par leurs participation à la contruction d’établissements médicaux dans plusieurs parties du monde.