FROM PLANNING TO REALITY|
A Pictorial History
Architect's drawing of the 70-bed Arusha Town Hospital.
Ground-breaking ceremonies: 23.May.04
The site of the new hospital is the grassy field in the foreground.
Center background is the Arusha Town Clinic and to the
left is the Arusha Community Church (19.Feb.04).
Architect John Kraft, right, and Selian Lutheran Hospital Director
Mark Jacobson, MD, reviewing details of the plans (20.Feb.04)
Selian Lutheran Hospital Director Mark Jacobson assists as ELCT Arusha
Area Bishop Thomas Laiser blesses the site of the
Selian Lutheran Hospital - Arusha (23.May 2004).
For more dedication images,
Selian Lutheran Hospital architect John Kraft discusses the plans for the Arusha Town
Hospital as Tanzanian Prime Minister Hon. Frederick Sumaye, Arusha Area Bishop
Thomas Laiser, and Rev. Gary Wollersheim of our companion synod, the Northern
Illinois Synod, look on at the cornerstone-laying ceremony (14.August 2004).
Below is an image of the Prime Minister viewing the cornerstone plaque.
View of the construction site on 25. November 2005.
To view more construction images,
Lutheran Medical Centre, May 2008
To view more images,
Tanzanian Vice President, The Honorable Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein
formally opens The Arusha Lutheran Medical Center.
To see a slideshow of the official opening on
December 11 & 12, 2008, click here.