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HIWOT FANA SPECIALIZED UNIVERSTY HOSPITAL

 

BACKGROUND

Hiwot Fana Hospital was established during the Italian aggression to Ethiopia (between 1928-1933 E.c) to serve Italian soldiers. It was built mainly to provide medical care for the occupying army, but it continued to deliver health service after expulsion of the Italians and liberation of the country. After the end of the Italian invasion, the hospital had been serving as a referral hospital for the community around the area known as Hararghe.

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Hiwot Fana had different names in different periods (Chefe, Morate, Prince Mekonin) and was named as “Hiwot Fana Hospital” during the Derg era. After the formation of FDRE, Hiwot Fana Hospital was run by Harari Regional Health Bureau. After July 14, 2010 the Harari Regional Health Bureau handed over the administration and service provision of the hospital to Haramaya University and has since been named “Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital”.

MISSION, VISION, AND OBJECTIVES
Mission:

Delivery of quality medical and health services and the provision of practical training of health professionals in diversified fields.

Vision:

Thrive to be the center of excellence in the practical training of diversified fields of health professionals and the delivery of quality medical and health service in Ethiopia.
Objective of the hospital
• Delivering quality health care to clients visiting the hospital.
• Work towards upgrading the hospital for better service delivery and for teaching high quality health and medical professionals

SERVICES OF THE ORGANIZATION

Major services of the hospital are teaching hospital and in addition to the hospital have provide many services for the community like:

Clinical services such as obstetrics and gynecology (both outpatient and inpatient), Surgery (both outpatient and inpatient), Internal medicine(both outpatient and inpatient), Pediatrics including neonatal (both outpatient and inpatient), TB/HIV, VCT/PIHCT/PMTCT,ICU, Psychiatry (both outpatient and inpatient), Dental, Dermatology, MCH / FP,ART, Physiotherapy.

Laboratory services such as radiology, hematology, blood chemistry, CD4 count, Urinalysis all type, Serology, Parasitological, Bacteriology, X-ray and U/S

Other services are Library, Internet service for students and staff, and Medical certificate.