Fort Portal Hospital

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Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital
Uganda Ministry of Health
Location Fort Portal,
Kabarole District,
Coordinates Coordinates: 00°39′18″N 30°16′55″E / 0.65500°N 30.28194°E / 0.65500; 30.28194
Care system Public
Hospital type General & Teaching
Emergency department I
Beds 333
Other links Hospitals in Uganda
Medical education in Uganda

Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Fort Portal Hospital or Buhinga is a hospital in the town of Fort Portal, in Kabarole District, in western Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kasese and Kyenjojo.


Fort Portal Hospital is in the city of Fort Portal, approximately 324 kilometres (201 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[1]


Fort Portal 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 13 "Regional Referral Hospitals" in Uganda.[2] The hospital is designated as one of the 15 "Internship Hospitals" where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve one year of internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants.[3] The bed capacity of Fort Portal Hospital is quoted as 333.[4]

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