Jinja Regional Referral Hospital (Act4Africa)

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Jinja, Uganda

Hospital description

This placement is organised by Act 4 Africa

Jinja Hospital is the largest hospital in Eastern Uganda, with 600 beds, although many more patients are admitted.

It is the Regional Referral Hospital for eight surrounding districts and is also an Internship Hospital, where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can undergo a year of internship under the supervision of consultants and specialists in the designated medical and surgical disciplines. The vision of the hospital is to be a regional centre of excellence in providing specialised and general health care, improve access to the hospital, to conduct training and research and improve the quality of service for the people of the Busoga region.

Annexed to Jinja Hospital is Nalufenya Children’s Hospital and you can spend some time within the Children’s Hospital as part of your time at Jinja Hospital.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Luganda
Funding Status Public


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