The Taichung Tzu Chi Hospital was initially built in response to the lack of access to healthcare in Taichung’s Tanzi District and its surrounding areas. In addition to community health outreach, the hospital currently focuses on a wide array of medical services, ranging from preventive care to long-term care.
Hospital Los Ángeles was established by Foguang Shan, a transnational humanistic Buddhist organization based in Taiwan. Currently, Hospital Los Ángeles is one of the most prominent hospitals in Ciudad del Este that specialize in maternal and neonatal care.
Won Buddhism is a modernized Korean Buddhist religion and transnational organization with a global network of temples, educational institutions, and medical institutions specializing in traditional Korean medicine and modern Western biomedicine.
Tzu Chi is a transnational humanistic Buddhist organization involved in medical charity, disaster relief, and environmental advocacy worldwide. In Taiwan, Tzu Chi has also established a network of hospitals, each tailored to the needs of its specific location, as well as educational institutions in Hualien where it is headquartered.