Kibuli Hospital

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Kibuli Muslim Hospital
Geography
Location Mbogo Road
Kibuli Hill
Kampala City,
 Uganda
Coordinates 0.3097N, 32.5950E
Organisation
Care system Private, Non-profit
Hospital type General & Teaching
Affiliated university Habib Medical School
Services
Emergency department 1
Beds 200[1]
History
Founded 1975
Closed Never
Links
Website www.kibulimuslimhospital.com
Other links Hospitals in Uganda

Kibuli Hospital, sometimes referred to as Kibuli Muslim Hospital (KMH), is a hospital in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.

Location[edit]

KHM is located on Kibuli Hill in Makindye Division, in the southeastern part of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The hospital is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) southeast of Kampala's central business district, adjacent to Kibuli Mosque and Kibuli Secondary School. The coordinates of the hospital are 0°18'34.0"N, 32°35'43.0"E (Latitude:0.309445; Longitude:32.595275).[2]

Overview[edit]

KMH was founded in 1975 as an outpatient facility on land that had been donated in the 1930s by Prince Badru Kakungulu. The hospital added an inpatient unit with 59 beds in 1995. In 2005, the hospital opened an emergency medicine department, along with an outpatient wing. KHM is assigned a health sub-district within Makindye Division East, where it carries out primary health care activities with the collaboration of Makindye Division, the Kampala Capital City Authority, and the United Nations Environmental Program.[3]

Medical school affiliation[edit]

On 25 October 2014, the Islamic University in Uganda opened the Habib Medical School and hospital, based at its Kibuli campus, with KHM as the teaching hospital for the school. The school opened with 100 students enrolled in the five-year Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery program.[4] It is expected that in 2017/2018 academic calendar, the school will start Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sekanjako, Henry (20 July 2014). "Nigerians In Uganda Told To Respect Ugandan Laws". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Google. "Location of Kibuli Hospital At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Jaramogi, Patrick (25 October 2011). "80 Get Free Surgery In Kibuli Hospital". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Ssenkabirwa, Al-Mahdi (3 October 2014). "Islamic University Opens Doors for Medical Students In Kibuli". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°18′35″N 32°35′42″E / 0.30972°N 32.59500°E / 0.30972; 32.59500