Ana Stahl Adventist Clinic (Iquitos)

(Clínica Adventista Ana Stahl). A general 50-bed hospital (originally operated as an obstetrical hospital under the name Ana Stahl Clinic), owned and operated by the Inca Union Mission, situated in Iquitos, Peru. From the time the East Peru Mission was founded in 1927, F. A. Stahl had a vision of a medical institution serving the sick of the Upper Amazon area. In 1930 a wooden building to be used as a clinic was erected on the mission property in the city of Iquitos. However, except for one room, which was used as the medical room, the building stood more than 30 years before being put to the use for which it was intended, although during much of that time it was used as the mission office. In that room Stahl and his wife, Ana, carried on an extensive and well-known medical work. In 1953 ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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