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4 smilesChildren are resilient!  These 4 youngsters on our children’s ward were having a wonderful time pushing each other up the ward in a wheelchair…

RTA opd wait area

urgent triage and stabilisation of road-traffice-accident victims… see our post MAJOR DISASTER…

skullFrac smile This youngster had been knocked down by a speeding motorcycle and sustained a fractured skull.  He arrived unconscious and required surgical intervention to elevate the bone.  We are delighted with his progress and thank all our Staff who worked so hard and all those supporters who helped with equipment such as the oxygen concentrator shown here that allowed us to help him recover. Do look at our latest post to see all our comings and goings recently!…

Mothers' Waiting Home roof being added

Mothers’ Waiting Home roof being added

Read more about the Mothers’ Waiting Home   Friends of Kisiizi Day was held once again at Greyfriars Church in Reading on June 28th and proved a very encouraging and positive day. There was a good turnout of supporters with a wide range of interests in different aspects of Kisiizi life… for example small group topics included Hydro-electricity generating and the Goat Project!

Supporters of Kisiizi mental health services

Supporters of Kisiizi mental health services

lunch group

Dr. Philip Haynes interviews staff who have recently worked as volunteers in Kisiizi

Dr. Philip Haynes interviews staff who have recently worked as volunteers in Kisiizi

Click here for Feb 2014 Kisiizi Update news

” Life in all its fullness” John 10:10 Church of Uganda Kisiizi Hospital is situated in  south-west Uganda, between Kabale and Rukungiri. It is in the Kigezi highlands and is about 5,300 feet above sea level.  Kisiizi provides a wide range of medical services to a large area with patients travelling many miles to access care. It is a beautiful area with a magnificent waterfall. Kisiizi Waterfall and Bird-life In addition to its clinical work, Kisiizi has a number of other activities:

  • Kisiizi Hospital School of Nursing – with around 200 trainee nurses and midwives
  • Kisiizi Hospital Primary School – with around 350 pupils including boarders
  • Kisiizi Hospital Community Health Insurance Scheme – with over 35,000 registered in an area stretching up to 60 kilometers from the hospital
  • Kisiizi Hospital Power Limited – generating hydro-electricity for the hospital and the local community
  • Kisiizi Hospital Child Sponsorship Programme – with 610 orphans receiving educational and health support

Annual Report Kisiizi Hospital 2012-2013 Annual Report KH Power Ltd 2012 KH min5

Patient mobilising in our Rehabilitation Unit

The hospital has never closed to patients since it started in 1958 which is a testimony to God’s faithful provision. Services have continued to expand with specialist Consultants in General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics.  Kisiizi has now been recognised for training intern doctors. Kisiizi is the only hospital in Uganda to be part of the first wave of the World Health Organization Africa Partnerships for Patient Safety scheme and has also been invited to participate in the new WHO Surgical Unit-based Safety Programme in liaison with John Hopkins University in USA. WFtur1 Kisiizi is part of the wider ministry of the Church of Uganda North Kigezi Diocese based in Rukungiri and a member of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau network.

Patient mobilising after surgical fixation of fractured tibia