Unidad Materno Infantil (IHSS)

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Comayaguela, D.C., Honduras

Hospital description

The Unidad Materno Infantil (IHSS) – the Maternity and Child Hospital – was created by decree in 1958 but was not opened until 1969, initially opening with paediatric services on offer. The hospital provides specialist maternity and paediatric care, with services including; nutrition, neonatal care, surgery and observation and emergency services. There is also an outpatient department and support services that include dentistry, pharmacy, sterilization, X Ray facilities, a clinical laboratory, blood bank, and food service.

In 1970, the hospital expanded its services to includee obstetrics and gynaecology and and intensive care unit. The hospital continues to offer specialist paediatric and Maternity care to the population of the capital city, with some referral cases.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language Spanish / English
Funding Status Public


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