Banso Baptist Hospital (BBH) is the first of five Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) Hospitals established in 1949. Banso Baptist Hospital staffs provide support services to Baptist Hospital Banyo (BHB) and Dunger Baptist Hospital Mbem besides supervising 11 rural integrated health centers in three divisions of the Northwest Region. As a District Hospital, BBH provides preventive health care services to the local community
In 1980 BBH served as the base for a pioneer primary health care network (Life Abundant Primary Health Care (LAP). LAP now covers more than 40 villages with basic health care built on community effort. The Hospital also serves as a training site for the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS). The first batch of two surgeons graduated on June 23, 2007.