Mulago National Referral Hospital

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About us

Mulago Hospital was founded in 1913 and is the main National Regional Hospital for the entire country and a teaching hospital for the Makerere College of Health Sciences. It also serves as a general hospital for the Kampala metropolitan.


To provide super specialized healthcare, training and conducting operational research in line with the requirements of the Ministry of Health.

2014 /15 Inputs

In 2014/15 Mulago had 1,880 staff this constituted 67% of the staffing positions leaving a gap of 581 staff to be filled. Mulago hospital had an annual budget of 38.14 billion in 2014/15.

2014 /15 Outputs

The patient load in Mulago hospital continues to be too heavy and affecting quality of services. During FY 2014/15, the hospital attended to 829,817 outpatient visits; 761,573 inpatients; 61,568 emergencies; 28,759 total ANC visits; 39,081 deliveries; 11,120 postnatal visits; 1,738,652 lab tests; 33,949 X-rays; 27,142 ultrasound scans; 49,680 immunization contacts; 13,397 major surgeries; 9,701 FP contacts.

The bed capacity rate for the hospital is 63%.

Specialised healthcare services