Arua Regional Referral Hospital

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Arua Regional Referral Hospital
Uganda Ministry of Health
Location Arua, Arua District,
Care system Public
Hospital type General and Teaching
Emergency department I
Beds 278
Other links Hospitals in Uganda
Medical education in Uganda

Arua Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Arua Hospital is a hospital in the town of Arua, in northern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Koboko, Maracha, Moyo, Nebbi, Yumbe, and Zombo. The hospital also receives referrals from neighboring parts of Southern Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]


Arua Hospital is located in the city of Arua, approximately 439 kilometres (273 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2]


Arua Hospital is a public hospital, funded by the Uganda Ministry of Health and general care in the hospital is free. It is one of the thirteen (13) Regional Referral Hospitals in Uganda.[3] The hospital is designated as one of the fifteen (15) Internship Hospitals in Uganda where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve one year of internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants.[4] The bed capacity of Arua Hospital is quoted as 278.[5]

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