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10, Ethiopia
10 Oromia ET
Hospital type

Owned and operated by an Ethiopian obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr. Yigeremu Asfaw, the hospitals are located in or near to Addis Ababa. In 2000, Bethel Teaching General Hospital opened and the busy village of Bethel has grown up around the hospital. In 2005 the second hospital, Bethel Teaching General Hospital No. 2 was opened. Between the two hospitals more than 300 patients are seen daily.

Number of Beds
Hospital Facilities

Modelled after hospitals in developed countries with ambulances, emergency rooms, inpatient and outpatient services, a surgery department as well as modern radiology and laboratory services, Bethel Teaching General Hospital is flourishing. Facilities include General Medicine, Internal Medicine – (Haemodialysis), Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, In-Vitro Fertilization, ICSI and laparoscopic gynaecologic surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urosurgery, Endooscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Oncology Surgery.

Additional Comments

Bethel Teaching General Hospitals are modern and well-equipped teaching hospitals, which provide an excellent standard of health care in Ethiopia. The hospitals endeavour to introduce state-of-the-art equipment and pioneering medical procedures. The hospitals are linked to bethel Medical College, which is one of only two private institutions in the country to offer the Medical Doctor Degree. Currently 700 students are training for careers as doctors, health officers, nurses, pharmacists, and laboratory technicians.

Specialties required

: All fields of surgery + specialists in nephrology, neonatal care and paediatricians. In addition the hospital requires a perinatologist, anatomists, pathologists, pharmacologist, physiologists and biochemists to teach medical students.
Elective students welcomed.


The hospital is located within a reasonably short distance from the main airport at Addis Ababa.


This is provided nearby and is free of charge and a trip around the country provided for those who stay for 6 months.

Length of stay

Depending on visitor.

Visa Requirements

A business visa is required and more information is available at:
In addition medical licenses may also be required

Other Information

Email Professor Williams OBE MS FRCS or Dr Yigeremu Asfaw

Name of contact
Prof. Gordon Williams/Dr. Yigeremu Asfaw
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