Hospital De Occidente

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Sta Rosa De Copan, Honduras

Hospital description

The Hospital De Occidente (The Hospital of the West) is located in the Copan Department in western Honduras, close to the Guatamalan border. The hospital provides a range of medical services and in 2010 was equipped with a new operating theatre that enabled staff at the hospital to be able to perform surgery in ophthalmology, otolaryngology and other specialties. The hospital is a main surgical hospital for the western region, serving patients from the departments of Ocotepeque, Copán, Lempira and parts of Santa Barbara and Intibucá.

The hospital is classified as a governmnetal regional hospital and has a long history. It was originally established in 1902 as part of a project, before becoming a home for the destitute and later transforming into a hospital. This referral hospital provides medical care in the fields of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Anesthesia, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry and Public Health.

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Spanish / English
Funding Status Public

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