Banadir Hospital is a mother and child hospital as well as a referral hospital for the entire country, as well as a public and teaching hospital. The hospital was built in 1976 as part of a Chinese government development initiative for Somalis that included featured other facilities. The hospital is located in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. The hospital is run by the Minister of Health (FMOH) and has a capacity of 700 beds, albeit only 550 are currently in use. The total number of employees is 398, including non-medical personnel.
In Mogadishu and its surrounds, the Hospital serves roughly 3,000,000 people. The hospital’s perimeter (area) is 300m2, with 300m X 250m being constructed and 300m X 50 being left undeveloped. More than 3000 individuals use Banadir Hospital’s health services on a monthly basis since it is a referral hospital for the neediest members of society.