District General Hospital | Paramaribo, Suriname

Hospital description

Diakenessenhuis is a foundation with a long history, having been originally established in 1946 by a Dutch foundation. The hospital is located in Paramaribo, and is built at the Zinniastraat, on grounds that the Surinamese Government made available. The offers general medical and nursing care to the entire community and there is much emphasis placed on so doing in an effective, efficient and economically viable manner.

The hospital strives to reach modern standards whilst maintaining affordability and accessibility to care for most of the local catchment area. The hospital offers a wide range of services including; anaesthesiology, plastic surgery, dermatology, neurology, gynaecology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, radiology, urology and psychiatry.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language Dutch
Funding Status Private


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