Mpigi Hospital

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Mpigi Hospital
Uganda Ministry of Health
Geography
Location Mpigi, Mpigi District, Central Uganda,  Uganda
Organisation
Care system Public
Hospital type General
Services
Emergency department I
Beds 100
History
Founded 2011
Links
Other links Hospitals in Uganda

Mpigi Hospital, is a hospital in Central Uganda. It serves as the district hospital for Mpigi District. Mpigi Hospital is located in the town of Mpigi, approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital.[1]

Overview[edit]

The hospital serves as the district hospital for Mpigi District. It has a bed capacity of 100 beds. As of April 2012, the hospital had one medical officer, assisted by a number of clinical officers, nurses and midwives. The major health conditions attended o included obstetric cases and complications, HIV/AIDS related morbidity, childhood fevers and respiratory infections among children and adults. The area Member of Parliament, is Amelia Kyambadde, who also serves as the Minister of Trade and Industry. She has been actively involve in the establishment of the hospital.[2]

History[edit]

Mpigi Hospital was established in July 2012, when the existing Health Center IV was elevated to hospital status. The creation of the hospital followed lobbying by the area MP, Amelia Kyambadde.[3] She has continued to support the new hospital by donating equipment, either directly or through her area NGO; Twezimbe Development Foundation.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Mpigi With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mpigi Hospital Receives Seven Ultrasound Machines And Nine New Midwives". Twezimbe Development Foundation. 4 July 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Lule, Jeff (14 April 2011). "Mpigi Health Centre Upgraded To Hospital". Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mpigi Hospital Launches CD4 Count Technology". Twezimbe Development Foundation. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 0°13′30″N 32°19′19″E / 0.225000°N 32.321950°E / 0.225000; 32.321950