Chronic Department

          Chronic diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Heath failure and infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS require a different approach for the treatment and follow-up of patients. They also require a different, specific activity data collection that takes into account the continuity of care and other peculiar characteristic of each disease. For these reasons the services provided to these categories of patients are presented separately.

        In 2016 a total of 4,991 visits were conducted in the Chronic Diseases Clinic, with an average of 416 visits per month, 20 per working day.
The Clinic deals with patients affected from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Heart failure, Chronic Liver and Kidney diseases.
The figure provides an outline of the number of consultations over the last 3 years.

Chronic Department Activities

        Admissions related to Chronic Diseases were 712. Table V reports the single major diagnosis, but in many cases patients presented more than one chronic conditions. Cardiovascular diseases (stroke, heart diseases, and hypertension), represent the major causes of admissions (together they make up 43% of these type of admissions). In 2016 there was a major increment of admissions for Diabetes Mellitus and kidney diseases, while a further reduction of admission for stroke.

Chronic Admissions

Contact Us

  • St. Luke Catholic Hospital & College of Nursing / Midwifery
  • P.O.Box.250, Wolisso,
  • South Shoa Zone , Ethiopia
  • E_Mail :
  • Phone :( 251 - 11) 341 0800/0714/0150


  • Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
  • Wolisso Branch
  • Acc.Name : E.C.S.Wolisso
  • Acc.Number: 10000 2700 3404
  • Swift No: CBETETAA
  • Phone: (251 - 11) 341 0001