Located in Ishaka – Bushenyi, Western Uganda, the institution is a private/public partnership, but is government aided because it is a training facility.
This is a well-established hospital with a good range of specialist departments and clinics, including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obs/Gynae, Medicine, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dental Surgery, Paediatrics and Physiotherapy.
here are 5 operating theatres but not all of them may be functioning at any given time. Although there is a Physiotherapy unit, at the time of publication, the information supplied indicated that there was no physiotherapist on site to run the department.
All specialists welcomed. Desperately in need of physiotherapists. Elective students welcome.
The hospital is located about 6 hours 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 for visiting surgeons. Email hospital for details. There is also a reasonable local hotel at rates of between $10 and $50.
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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