Mbale Hospital

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Mbale Hospital is a hospital in Mbale, Eastern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Busia, Budaka, Kibuku, Kapchorwa, Bukwa, Butaleja, Manafwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Sironko and Tororo. The hospital also serves many more patients from outside the hospital's catchment area.[1]

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital
Uganda Ministry of Health
Mbale Hospital is located in Uganda
Mbale Hospital
Geography
LocationMbale, Mbale District, Eastern Region, Uganda
Coordinates01°04′36″N 34°10′35″E / 1.07667°N 34.17639°E / 1.07667; 34.17639Coordinates: 01°04′36″N 34°10′35″E / 1.07667°N 34.17639°E / 1.07667; 34.17639
Organisation
Care systemPublic
TypeGeneral and Teaching
Services
Emergency departmentI
Beds400
History
Opened1924
Links
Other linksHospitals in Uganda
Medical education in Uganda
Busitema University Medical School

LocationEdit

Mbale Hospital is located on Pallisa Road, in the central business district of the city of Mbale, approximately 102 kilometres (63 mi), by road, southeast of Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, in the city of Soroti.[2] This is about 144 kilometres (89 mi), by road, northeast of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, in the city of Jinja.[3]

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is located approximately 227 kilometres (141 mi), by road, northeast of Mulago National Referral Hospital, in Kampala, Uganda's capital city.[4] The coordinates of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital are: 01°04'36.0"N, 34°10'35.0"E (Latitude:1.076667; Longitude:34.176389).[5]

OverviewEdit

Mbale Hospital is a public hospital, funded by the Uganda Ministry of Health and general care in the hospital is free. The hospital is one of the thirteen "Regional Referral Hospitals" in Uganda. It is also designated as one of the three public clinical paramedical teaching hospitals and as one of the fifteen "Internship Hospitals" in Uganda, where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve a one-year internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants.[6] The hospital is the teaching hospital of Busitema University School of Medicine.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mafabi, David (18 June 2013). "More Patients Sleep On Floor Than Beds At Mbale Hospital". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ Google (29 October 2020). "Road Distance Between Mbale Regional Referral Hospital And Soroti Regional Referral Hospital" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. ^ Google (29 October 2020). "Road Distance Between Mbale Regional Referral Hospital And Jinja Regional Referral Hospital" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  4. ^ Google (29 October 2020). "Road Distance Between Mbale Regional Referral Hospital And Mulago National Referral Hospital" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  5. ^ Google (29 October 2020). "Location of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  6. ^ Medical Education in Uganda
  7. ^ Olaka, Denis (6 November 2013). "Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences Opens In Mbale". Uganda Radio Network (URN). Retrieved 30 October 2014.

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