About Us

Shai-Osudoku District Hospital

SODH was established in 1970 as a health post by the people of Shai (Se) and handed over to the Ministry of Health. The facility advanced to a Health Centre in 1985 and finally to a district hospital in mid-2009. The hospital is situated in Dodowa, the capital of the Shai-Osudoku District.

  • The hospital is the only major government health institution in the Shai-Osudoku District.
  • It began with a 125-bed capacity of six wards and two(2) operating theatres. But currently has over 150 beds and over 10 wards.
  • The main occupation of the inhabitant of the district, where the hospital is located, is farming particularly Mango.
  • Other food crops including rice and water melon are common. Fish farming is also gaining widespread popularity among the inhabitants.
  • General population – 70, 252
  • It has always been chosen as a trial Center for major National Health Policies (National Health Insurance, National Malaria Treatment Policy)
  • Population Based Influenza Surveillance – NMIMR, NAMRU(USA), CDC
  • Antibiotic Resistance in UTI – ADMER(Netherlands)/UG

Modern Facilities

The Newly built Hospital has been equipped with Ultra modern Healthcare Facilities

Our Mission

  • To provide quality health care services responsive to the needs of all manner of people living in the district and its environs
  • To implement approved health sector policies and  prudently manage all resources available for the provision of services
  • To provide a conducive environment for all categories of staff to offer their best to clients.

Our Vision

To become either the best district hospitals for:

  • The best quality of patient care
  • Teaching
  • And research in Africa.

We promised to take care… and deliver

These are some few testimonies from our Patients

  • SODH is just what I needed! I hate taking pills, since it's drug-free, I don't need to worry about any allergy reactions and any complications.
    Bernice Ashi-Kotei Reclaimed My Life From Pain!
  • I would like to urge everyone out there to make Shai-Osudoku District Hospital part of their lifestyle. It has made a great difference in my life and it will make a great difference in your life too.
    Kwame Asare Retired Educationist Saved From Surgery
  • Now I can walk properly. I can even run. I am back to wearing shoes and am very happy. Indeed the Shai-Osudoku District Hospital is a life saving one.
    Christiana Asafo- Adjei Centres is a Life Saver!

Meet the Hospital Leadership Team

The Shai-Osudoku District Hospital is run by an experienced and highly motivated team of individuals who between them, pool their clinical and leadership skills and experience to deliver a world class service to our patients.

Dr. Kennedy T. C. Brightson

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Mrs. Happy Ekar Smart

Head Of Pharmacy

Madam Alice Esinam Panibre

Deputy Director of Nursing Service

Mr. Atindaana N. Nsorbilla

Health Service Administrator

Mrs. Esther Abubakar

Head of Finance