Hospital Angelina Caron
Country of Operation
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
- Higher middle-income (60-80%)
SummaryHospital Angelina Caron was funded in 1982 and has grown to be one of the most important medical centers in the Southern region of Brazil.
Key program components
The hospital offers services for low income Brazilians. The hospital has 284 beds, and sees 2,500 patients everyday. There are 5 emergency rooms, with 56 beds in total. The hospital receives patients from all the country. One of it's specialties is organ transplants, operating 38 large transplants per year. Every year, 70,000 patients are treated at the hospital through Brazil's Unified Health System (SUS), serving as an example of how care in private institutions can be financed by government insurance programs.
This program sees 70,000 patients yearly.