Orkesumet Lutheran hospital is the Voluntary Agency Hospital owned by Evangelical Lutheran church of Tanzania. North Central Diocese – Arusha. Founded as a dispensary of Simanjiro in1968 and upgraded to council level hospital at 2015.
Lutheran Hospital Orkesumet is headquartered in Simanjiro District with a population of over 320,000 and is located approximately 200 km from Arusha City and more than 250 km from Babati Town. Simanjiro District in the North is bordered by Arumeru, Hai and Moshi Districts. On the south it is bordered by Kiteto District, on the east it is bordered by Mwanga, Same, Kilindi and Korogwe Districts, on the west by Kondoa and Babati Districts.
The hospital located at Mkumbi village also known as Orkesumet street in Simanjiro district Manyara Region.
DISTANCE FROM NEAREST HOSPITAL AND NEAREST TOWN
The nearest Hospital is Simanjiro District Hospital distance is almost about 6 kilometers and nearest town is Arusha about 200 kilometers from Simanjiro.
SERVICES PROVIDED BY OLH
The services provided by the hospital are Outpatient (OPD), inpatient (IPD) departments, Laboratory and Radiology. In the IPD the hospital provides Obstetrics and gynecology services, Internal medicine, Surgical and Pediatric services. It also has OPD services such as RCH, CTC, Adolescence health services.
Bed capacity is 66 bed.
NAME: Dr. Yusuph Yona Mwalunu
DOCTOR IN CHARGE ORKESMET HOSPITAL
Contact: 0752 095 307 / 0718 202 969.