All Things to All People

What does it mean to be a Christian hospital?  Do you treat everyone?  Do you force people to adhere to your religion in order to be treated? These are questions that we get a lot about Soddo Christian Hospital.  They are good questions. At Soddo Christian Hospital, we want to share the Good News in […]

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100 Giving $100

  We need your help!  In the next 100 days, we want to find 100 donors to give $100 per month for a year! The care at Soddo Christian Hospital is subsidized for our poorest patients.  We have a Benevolent Fund which offsets the cost, so that all patients receive the highest standard of care […]

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You Can Put Stock In Us!

Would you like to gift stock to Soddo Christian Hospital?  We can accept it! Stock gifts are a great way to donate funds to patient care.  The Foundation  receives the full current value of the stock, and the donor avoids capital gains taxes.  How does it work? Well, if the securities have been held for […]

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What? You don’t have Idraparinux?

What kinds of medications are available at an African mission hospital, and from whom do you procure them?  These are questions that we get asked a lot.  Here are two lists.  Five things we have, and five things we don’t!  Most of our medications are imported from Europe and Asia.  A few are made locally […]

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6 Ways We Are Reaching the Poorest of the Poor

Being a mission hospital means taking care of the poor.  We are commanded to do this by Jesus, and it is something we desire to do.  If we offer free care, we will be inundated with patients.  How could we possibly treat them all?  If we charge for the care, we may overlook many who […]

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12 Things for Non-Doctors to do at SCH

Okay, so we’re not gonna ask you to jackhammer (unless you really want to).  But one question we do get a lot is: “I’m not a doctor.  Could I still be of any use at the hospital?”  So here are 12 things that you could do at the hospital if you are not, say, medically inclined… […]

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What’s Your Specialty?

At Soddo Christian Hospital, we offer all types of general and specialized care.  Here’s a sampling of specialized services that we offer at Soddo Christian Hospital: We have an outpatient department with an emergency room and non-urgent primary care.  We see pediatric and adult patients.  Our general medical staff includes a US-trained pediatrician, emergency physician, […]

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Where is Soddo Anyway?

We get asked this question a lot, so we thought we’d show you.  Here is a map of Ethiopia: As you can see, the capital city Addis Ababa is located smack in the middle of the country.  If you visit Soddo, this is where you will fly into, usually from Europe, or maybe Washington, D.C. […]

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100% means 100%

Not many charities can claim this, but we promise you 100% of the money you donate will go directly to Soddo Christian Hospital in Ethiopia and our patients.  How do we do that?  Here are five ways: All of our medical missionaries are supported through partner mission sending agencies.  That means that they raise their own support, and the […]

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Does a mission hospital treat everyone?

This is a question that we get asked a lot.  So we wanted to address it.  And the answer is… yes! Our hospital is a mission hospital.  You can read all about our mission and values here.  But suffice it to say, that we exist not just to treat people with excellent medical care, but […]

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