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2, the hospital changed hands many times. Liberated in 1944, it became an army supply depot, a WAC Headquarters, and finally a provincial hospital. In 1948 the government released it to become a church-related hospital again.
The Bethany Hospital is owned by the United Church of Chrict in the Philippines. It is a non-stock, non-profit, charitable institution, governed by a Board of Trustees whose members receive no compensation, and that services to all patients especially to indigents are subsidized by income
The Bethany Hospital in Tacloban City was founded by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., and has been in existence for more than 80 years as a teaching and training hospital. During World War
United Church of Christ in the Philippines
Tacloban City, Leyte
Office (53) 321-4631
Information (53) 321-2427
The Bethany Hospital is registered as a tertiary center with a bed capacity of 125. It is well equipped with a staff of approximately 175 and has facilities for modern patient care. The complex of six concrete buildings is the medical center for all people in the area, regardless of creed. The hospital caters to Region 8 in the Visayas islands, considered as one of the poorest in Philippines; and treats nearly 9,000 inpatients, 27,500 outpatients and 13,000 emergency patients per year. The role of the hospital is twofold: to maintain the highest quality of medical care and to combine the scientific practice of healing art with the message of Jesus Christ. As one of the tertiary Hospitals in the Region, it continues to be a major site for training the Medical Interns, Nurses, Physical Therapy and Medical Technology students.
from patients who can afford to pay as well as supported by grants and gifts from friends and donors.
Yet for all its size and advanced expertise, Bethany Hospital hasn't lost touch with its heritage. The hospital is recognized for delivering excellent health services, the same compassionate care that it's Bethany Presbyterian founders delivered back in 1918. Bethany Hospital is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to listening and responding to the health care needs of individuals and families.
The hospital also grants free medical care to all ministers of the different Christian Churches in the region. It has also developed a Charity Service Program to support and facilitate hospital care for indigents. Community Outreach Health Program to the remote and depressed areas is a part and continuing mission of the hospital.
Excellence, quality and compassionate care-some things just never go out of style.