Gingoong Sanitarium and Hospital (Gingoog, PH)

(formerly Gingoog Community Hospital). A 30-bed secondary general hospital operated by South Philippine Union Mission in the city of Gingoog in northern Mindanao Island, Philippines. A member of Adventist Health Services-Asia (AHSA), it has a workforce of two staff physicians, three visiting physicians, five nurses, and 15 other regular workers. On June 7, 1962, the Mindanao Sanitarium and Hospital contracted to take over the operation of the 12-bed medical clinic of Dr. Paterno Primero for seven years. In May 1969 the South Philippine Union Mission committee took an action making it a separate entity from the Mindanao Sanitarium and Hospital. It continued to operate in rented quarters until the end of May 1970, when it transferred to a 12-bed hospital unit on a lot purchased for about $9,...

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

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