Welcome to Haydom Lutheran Hospital!
Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) is located in the Manyara region, 300 km from Arusha. It is among faith based Hospital (FBOs) upgraded to be a referral hospital in the area and serves 7 districts in 4 regions. The hospital provides access to health care for more than 900,000 people in its catchment area, and 5.7 million people in the greater reference area. The hospital now has 420 beds capacity and 680 employees of different cadres.
The hospital consists of several clinical departments, a research department, School of Health Sciences and community based cultural programs. HLH works under the vision that the hospital should cater for the needs of the whole human being – physically, mentally, spiritually and socially. We focus on reducing the burden of disease, poverty alleviation, capacity building and to create good partnerships with other organizations who share the same vision and objectives.
The Hospital was founded by Norwegian Missionaries in 1955.The hospital has been growing gradually in terms of infrastructure, number of beds (from 50 to 420), medical equipment and skilled medical personnel. In November 2010, we were recognized by the Government of Tanzania as a level 2 referral hospital, and our next aim is to become a zonal referral hospital in the near future.