St. Mary’s Children and Community Hospital (SMCCH) is a multi- specialist comprehensive medical Centre located in Umuowa, Orlu Imo State. SMCCH Umuowa is much more than a hospital. We are a health care ministry. In the living tradition of our sponsors, we are committed to bringing high-quality, evidence-based health care services to you and your family. We are a hospital for the entire community – Adult (Men, Women, Youths, Children – the whole family) but we also have special attention and services for CHILDREN. We provide comprehensive paediatric care unlike most other hospitals in the region. We strive continually to enhance our facilities and services to better meet your needs and those of everyone we serve.


  • General Medicine
  • Mother & Child Health
  • Services
  • NICU (Neonatal
  • Intensive Care Unit)
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • PhysiotherapyAmbulance Services
  • Nursing Care
  • Radiology Department
  • Emergency 2 4 7
  • HIV/AIDS Treatment
  • Laboratory and Blood Bank
  • Community Home Care
  • Services
  • Eye care services
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Dialysis Center

We offer full comprehensive services in various branches of medicine and allied services as seen above. We have more than 6 senior medical officers, and 12 specialists and consultants in various branches of medicine who provide continuous medical care to our patients. We have other senior medical professionals – Radiographers, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Medical Laboratory Scientists, Physiotherapists, etc. who help to ensure that comprehensive medical care is both professional and wholistic. Our laboratory investigations are out in less than one hour, and all drugs are made available by the pharmacy. The usual out of stock syndrome seen in most hospitals is non existent here. We work to ensure your medical treatment is not interrupted.


  • 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