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​Siegfried Hoyler, teacher and manager, was born on May 9, 1933, in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Huambo Medical Centre is the most renowned Seventh-day Adventist health institution in the South-Western Angola Union, if not in the whole country of Angola.

Hultafors was originally built as a tourist hotel in 1907, but had not been overly successful, even when it was operated as a health resort by previous owners. Yet its geographical location provided good communication, thanks to the railway opened in 1909 which provided access to the country’s second city, Gothenburg, 56 kilometers away, and to the nearby middle-sized city of Borås.Situated in a hilly woodland landscape, with several lakes, it provided an ideal place for Adventist holistic treatment. The first ten years had in total 10,000 guests.

Iganzo Dispensary is situated in the Loleza Mountains of the Mbeya Region of Tanzania. Located at an altitude of 5,500 feet above sea level, it is one of the oldest and most important dispensaries in Tanzania. It provides the most basic primary healthcare services to rural communities including childhood immunizations, family planning, wound dressing, and the management of common ailments like colds, diarrhea, typhoid, and simple malaria.

The initiative to penetrate Uganda with the Adventist message was ignited in a South African Union Conference Council meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 19-26, 1903. In that meeting, it was decided that it was wiser to plant a few mission stations which were well equipped than to have numerous small stations. The council recommended consolidating the existing Nyassaland Station, and the one planted by the Germans in east Africa, and to plant four others in Abyssinia, Upper Nile, Madagascar, and one more north of the Zambezi.

The Jengre Seventh-day Adventist Hospital began as a dispensary in 1934 following the establishment of the first missionary station in northern Nigeria by John Jacob Hyde and his wife Louise from England.

The Kaigat Dispensary is the first Adventist health facility that was established in Western Kenya.

Kamunyonge Seventh-day Adventist Dispensary, which is owned and operated by the Mara Conference, was opened in 1970 and is located at Nyamatare Street along Majita Road in Musoma Municipality, Mara Region, Tanzania.

​Kansas Sanitarium was a medical establishment located in Wichita, Kansas. Originally called the Kansas Sanitarium (1902-1927), it was briefly dubbed the “Wichita Sanitarium” (1927-1929).

Kanye Adventist Hospital is a medical institution of the Botswana Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventists. The hospital has over four hundred employees who are both government seconded and mission employed.

Kasterita Hospital, located at Inus on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, operated from the 1950s until 2014.

Kendu Adventist Hospital is the oldest and largest Adventist medical facility in Kenya.

​Kigali Adventist Medical Center (KAMC) is one of the eight medical institutions under the management of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Rwanda. It is located in the East-Central Rwanda Conference of the Rwanda Union Mission (RUM), Kigali City. KAMC was formally established on October 19, 1999. It started with the name of Polyclinique Adventiste de Kigali.

Kobe Adventist Hospital (Kobe Adobenchisuto Byoin) is a 116-bed medical institution on a four-acre (1.6-hectare) plot of land in the northern suburbs of Kobe, a thriving port city of central Japan.

​Kolwezi Hospital was officially opened in Kolwesi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 2008.

​Lusaka Eye Hospital is a subsidiary medical institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Zambia.

In 2019 the Adventist Clinic in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, celebrated 18 years since its inauguration on December 11, 2001. It is the first dental office ever created in the country. This article reflects the various testimonies of the clinic staff throughout the years and the personal experience of the author who worked in the clinic since its second year of operation.

​Maluti Adventist Hospital, situated in the Lesotho Kingdom, is a medical institution owned and operated by the Southern Africa Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

​Manaus Adventist Hospital (Hospital Adventista de Manaus or HAM) is a medical missionary institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is part of the Adventist International Health Network. This unit is operating in the city of Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas, Brazil.

The Manyatta Seventh-day Adventist Dispensary was founded in 1984 in Rangwe, a sub-county of Homabay County in South Nyanza in Kenya. It was established to bring health facilities closer to the people some 60 years after the first Adventist hospital in the area, the Kendu Mission Hospital, was founded.