Los Angeles Adventist Clinic / Clínica Adventista de Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CL)

A 23-bed medical institution located in Los Angeles, Chile. In the early 1970s decisive plans took shape to initiate medical work in the southern part of Chile; thus in 1976 attention was given to the city of Los Angeles. In 1977 a preliminary construction plan was approved that would be carried out in Los Angeles itself; on Aug. 15, 1979, the first stage was inaugurated, with the name Los Angeles Adventist Sanitarium. The institution began its services and became a government authorized institution in 1981. In 1976 the first donation of equipment was received from Germany. In 1979 X-ray equipment was acquired from the United States, and in 1980, 14 boxes with medical equipment was also received as a donation from the United States. X-ray services began in February 1980, and in March of th...

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

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