Government Regional Referral Hospital, funded by the Uganda Ministry of Health. It is located in the city of Gulu, which lies about 350 km north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala.
Gulu is a well-established hospital with a large range of specialist departments. The hospital has 3 operating theatres, and offers the following specialist departments: General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obs/Gynae, Medicine, Ophthalmology, ENT Surgery, Paediatrics, Plastics, Cardiothoracic, Urologists, Neurosurgery
Gulu is one of the two teaching hospitals of the medical school of Gulu University. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is staffed by medical students and residents, supervised by Gulu University academic staff as well as Uganda Ministry of Health consultants. Gulu Hospital has collaboration with Manchester Hospital, in the UK.
Neurosurgery, Urology, Cardiothoracics, Plastic surgery. Elective students welcome.
The hospital is located about 400 km by road from the main airport at Entebbe. Visitors can be met at the airport by arrangement with the hospital.
This is available on site. Costs range from $10 to $30 per day.
Three months is optimal for learning the local and hospital culture and being most effective, but length of stay will largely depend on the visitor.
A visa is required and more information is available at:http://www.ugandahighcommission.co.uk/ConsularInformation/VisaInfo.aspx
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