Gimbie Adventist Hospital (GAH) is a not-for-profit institution owned by Seventh Day Adventist Church of Ethiopia. The Hospital has been serving the community of Gimbie and its environs since the 1940’, and is located in Oromia region, West Wollega Zone, Gimbie Town, which is 441km from the capital city of the country, Addis Ababa. Gimbie Adventist Hospital (GAH) is located in Gimbie Town, a semi-urban setting, 7 hrs. away by land travel from Addis Ababa. The nearest domestic airport is Asosa, the nearest international airport is Bole.
Currently the hospital has 78 bed rooms. As known, the Ethiopian government is strongly working on health care institution in towards the health status of the community in preventing communicable diseases, minimizing maternal death and eradicating of diseases such as polio and others.
Therefore, the GAH also has the following specific purposes:
To enable, empower and strengthen the multifaceted health ministry and mission of the SDA church throughout the world.
To improve health care and enhance quality of life
To provide technical and managerial support including education and training, planning and evaluation
The GAH provides health care services such as:
Family health services:
Antenatal care, delivery and postnatal care
New born care
Integrate management of childhood illness
Growth monitoring and promotion
Promotion of essential nutrition action
Adolescent reproductive health services
Communicable disease prevention and control services
TB & Leprosy
Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV and AIDS