The Hospital Nacional De Maternidad is the national maternity hospital in El Salvador. The hospital is a public institution that is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare; it also has the rank of a National Specialised Hospital at the third level. The hospital provides a range of specialist maternity services, including high risk pregnancies, neonatal intensive care and cervical pathology. There are also a variety of support services which includes a teaching and research centre.
The hospital has a long and interesting history as it originally opened in 1954 after nearly a decade of planning and postponement. It has developed from this point under the auspices of the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare, growing from a 150 bed institute to a 260 bed facility with operating theatres and isolation rooms. The hospital strives to provide the very best healthcare for mother and child and is centrally located in El Salvador as it is located in the national capital of San Salvador.
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