Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre

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Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre
Geography
Location
Bukoto-Kisaasi Road
Bukoto,
Kampala Central Division,
Central Region, Uganda
Organisation
Care systemPrivate
Hospital typeSpecialized
History
Founded2004
Links
WebsiteHomepage
Other linksList of hospitals in Uganda

Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre (WHI&FC), is a private specialized healthcare facility in Uganda. It specializes in the treatment of infertile couples.

Location[edit]

The hospital is located on the Bukoto-Kisaasi Road, in the Bukoto neighborhood, in Kampala Central Division, about 4 kilometres (2 mi) northeast of Mulago National Referral Hospital.[1] The coordinates of Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre are: 0°21'02.0"N, 32°35'57.0"E (Latitude:0.350552; Longitude:32.599165).[2]

Overview[edit]

WHI&FC was established in 2004. The hospital offers services in gynaecology, maternity and fertility in the countries of he East African Community and the Great Lakes region. The hospital is credited with the conception and delivery of the first in vitro in Uganda. Since then, at least such 10000 such babies had been conceived and delivered at the hospital, as of December 2017.[3][4]

Services offered[edit]

As of May 2016, the following services are available at WHI&FC. The list is not exhaustive:[5]

  • Antenatal Care
  • Labor and delivery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Postnatal care
  • Gynecological laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • In vitro conception[4]
  • Surrogate conception[6]
  • Investigation of infertility in men and women[7]

Other considerations[edit]

WHI&FC maintains a subsidiary clinic in Kigali, Rwanda, known as Kigali IVF and Fertility Clinic, opened in 2014.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GFC (15 May 2015). "Distance between Women's Hospital International(WHI), Bukoto Kisasi Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. ^ Google (15 May 2016). "Location of Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  3. ^ WHI&FC (15 May 2016). "Women's Hospital International & Fertility Centre: Who We Are: About Us". Kampala: Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre (WHI&FC). Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b Wendo, Charles (21 November 2009). "Woman gives birth at 54 years-old". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  5. ^ WHI&FC (15 May 2016). "Maternity Services At WHI&FC". Kampala: Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre (WHI&FC). Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  6. ^ Natukunda, Carol (26 December 2008). "Ugandan women rent wombs". Geneticsandsociety.org Quoting New Vision. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  7. ^ WHI&FC (15 May 2016). "Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre: Fertility Treatments & Facilities". Kampala: Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre (WHI&FC). Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  8. ^ Ngoboka, Ivan (2 April 2014). "Fertility clinic opens in Kigali". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 15 May 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°21′02″N 32°35′57″E / 0.35056°N 32.59917°E / 0.35056; 32.59917