Masaka Hospital

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Masaka Regional Referral Hospital
Uganda Ministry of Health
Location Masaka,
Masaka District,
Care system Public
Hospital type General and Teaching
Emergency department I
Beds 330
Other links Hospitals in Uganda
Medical education in Uganda

Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Masaka Hospital is a hospital in the city of Masaka, in south-central Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Kalangala District, Lyantonde, Masaka and Rakai. Masaka Hospital is located approximately 147 kilometres (91 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[1]


Masaka 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 in Uganda where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve one year of internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants. The bed capacity of Masaka Hospital is quoted as 330.[3]

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Coordinates: 00°19′46″S 31°44′04″E / 0.32944°S 31.73444°E / -0.32944; 31.73444