Hospital Staff & Uzondu

Hospital Staff

St. Mary’s Children and Community Hospital offers a wide range of services from wellness and prevention programs such as heath education, diagnosis and treatment, emergency department, and ancilliary services to an emergency department and heart care services.

At SMCCH, we are dedicated to our mission to be a compassionate healing presence in the communities we serve. From our temporary site to our permanent site, we are here to meet your health care needs at every stage of life.

SMCCH Umuowa is much more than a hospital. We are a health care ministry. In the living tradition of our sponsors, our German and Switzerland friends through His Lordship Bishop Ochiagha of Orlu Diocese, we are committed to bringing high-quality, evidence-based health care services to you and your family. As a not-for-profit Catholic health care system, we invest our resources back into our community. We strive continually to enhance our facilities and services to better meet your needs and those of everyone we serve.

SMCCH is a modern world class medical facility located in Umuowa Orlu, Imo State. It is designed with a plan of 100 beds. At present, the structures include: the administrative block, the general out-patients department, the operating theatre, the diagnostic centre, the mother and child centre and children’s ward, the adult ward, the kitchen and canteen, the ware house, security house, laundry house and electric generator house. The borehole and water tank provide regular water supply while the two giant generators of 100 and 50kva respectively aid the hospital transformer in providing electricity                                                                  from the national grid. The massive hospital compound has completely fenced walls. The main entrance is ornamented with cape stones and the whole compound is cordoned with lovely flowers. A beautiful car park adorns the front of the complex. The buildings and wards are of the best standard in modern architecture and technology.


  • Super clean and serene environment
  • Highly skilled professionals
  • Genuine and most efficacious drugs
  • Up to date medical care
  • Fully equipped hospital
  • Caring and friendly staff
  • Rural health apostolate

In the Service of God and Mankind, we are committed to providing the best health services to children and their parents in this part of Nigeria by applying the best human skills, technology and infrastructure, in an environment that supports best diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

To be the Best in this part of Nigeria in meeting the medical needs of children and their parents, through the provision of Excellent Medical Services, utilizing the best human, technological and environmental resources with the support of our stakeholders and the Grace of God.