About Us

Background.

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Rugarama Hospital is a Church founded private not for profit hospital under the Diocese of Kigezi, Church of Uganda, with 150 in-patient bed capacity. The Hospital started as Health Centre II on top of the hill in 1983 now 30 years ago, it has over the years developed through the stages to General Hospital status, the current location and structures were opened in 2002/3.

The hospitals main purpose is to offer quality health care to the poor communities at an affordable cost, through curative and preventive medicine.

The Hospital has been able to do this through the support of several development partners, the Diocese of Kigezi as the mother organisation being the pioneer of them all, it has allocated enough land for the hospital expansion, provided support in the construction of the first structure and continues to support the Hospital on a daily basis; Lions International Clubs Foundation has over the last 10 years provided support to expand the Hospital to the current 150 in patient bed capacity; Truro Episcopal Church in the USA, St. Luke’s Church, Blackadder Church and other  churches and individual friends in the UK, USA, Germany and Australia have continually supported the Hospital in provision and purchase of hospital equipment.