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.
|Hospital type||Referral/Teaching Hospital|
|Local language||Spanish / English|
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