Guido Valadares National Hospital

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Guido Valadares National Hospital (Portuguese: Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares), formerly Dili National Hospital, is the national hospital of East Timor. It is located in the eastern part of the capital city of Dili. In 2003 the hospital[clarification needed] was renamed after Guido Valadares, who was a government official of the Fretilin government in 1975.[1] As of 2011 it had 260 beds, with secondary and tertiary healthcare services.[2] The hospital treats medical obstetric and surgical patients. On the site of the hospital there is also a major facility for eye diseases. Dialysis is offered within the department of medicine. There is a department of anaesthetics with an intensive care unit

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  1. ^ "Dili, June 30, 2003". Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Archived from the original on 8 November 2003. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  2. ^ Ghodse, Hamid (30 June 2011). International Perspectives on Mental Health. RCPsych Publications. p. 220. ISBN 978-1-908020-00-0. Retrieved 16 July 2012.