Nkozi Hospital

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Nkozi Hospital
Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau
Location Nkozi, Mpigi District,  Uganda
Care system Private
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university Uganda Martyrs University
Emergency department I
Beds 100
Founded 1942
Website http://nkozihospital.com/
Other links Hospitals in Uganda

Nkozi Hospital is a hospital in Nkozi, Mpigi District, in the Central Region of Uganda. It is a private community hospital, serving the town of Nkozi and surrounding areas of southern Mawokota County. The hospital also serves as the nearest and hospital of first choice for the staff and students of Uganda Martyrs University, located in the same town. The hospital is located in the parliamentary constituency of Mawokota County South. This location is approximately 85 kilometres (53 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital, on the Kampala-Masaka Highway.[1]


The hospital is rural and non-profit. No one is turned away for lack of funds to pay for treatment. The hospital was built in the 1940s.

During the Uganda-Tanzania War, which toppled Idi Amin, the hospital received extensive damage to buildings and equipment. The X-ray unit damaged during that war was replaced in 2007 through a donation from the Japanese government.[2]

The hospital is owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala. It is accredited to the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau and is managed by the Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix. The hospital in December 2004 was staffed by three doctors who performed surgeries, clinical assistants, midwives, nurses, nursing assistants, and other support staff, totaling 107 people.[3] In addition, the hospital serves as the teaching hospital for students pursuing the Master of Science in Health Services Management degree at Uganda Martyrs University, also in Nkozi.[citation needed]


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Coordinates: 00°00′09″N 32°00′59″E / 0.00250°N 32.01639°E / 0.00250; 32.01639