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Mbale Hospital

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Care system  Public
Emergency department  I
Number of beds  400
Hospital type  General and Teaching
Phone  +256 45 4433193
Founded  1924
Location  Mbale, Mbale District,  Uganda
Other links  Hospitals in Uganda Medical education in Uganda Busitema University Medical School
Address  Pallisa Road, Mbale/P.O.Box 921, Mbale, Mbale, Uganda
Similar  CURE Children's Hospital, Soroti Hospital, Gulu Hospital, Lira Hospital, Jinja 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, Bukwa, Butaleja, Manafwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Sironko and Tororo. The hospital also serves many more patients from outside the hospital's catchment area.

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Location

Mbale Hospital is located on Pallisa Road, in the central business district of the town, approximately 222 kilometres (138 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest metropolitan area. The coordinates of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital are:1°04'36.0"N, 34°10'35.0"E (Latitude:1.076667; Longitude:34.176389).

Overview

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. The hospital is the teaching hospital of Busitema University School of Medicine.

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Mbale Hospital Wikipedia


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