Ishaka Adventist Hospital (UG)

An 85-bed general hospital situated about 40 miles (65 kilometers) from Mbarara on the Fort Portal road in western Uganda. It is owned and operated by the East African Union. The present plant consists of two general wards, a simple maternity ward, two simple private wards, a semiprivate ward plus outpatient and operating blocks, and suitable housing for the staff. There is also a beautiful church building on the hospital grounds. The current work of the hospital consists of general medical, surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology. Ishaka Adventist Hospital is the emergency and referral medical center of the Bushenyi district. Its community work consists of primary health care, including immunization, family planning services, and counseling, as well as antenatal and other materna...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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