Uganda has a total of 2 national Referral Hospitals.
- Mulago National Referral Hospital
Mulago Hospital was founded in 1913,and is the main National Regional Hospital for the entire country and a teaching hospital for the Makerere College of Health Sciences. It also serves as a general hospital for the Kampala metropolitan. Mission Statement: To provide super specialized healthcare, training and conducting operational research in line with the requirements of Ministry of Health. 2014 /15 Inputs In 2014/15 Mulago had 1,880 staff this constituted 67% of the staffing positions leaving a gap of 581 staff to be filled. Mulago hospital had an annual budget of 38.14 billion in 2014/15. 2014 /15 Outputs The patient load in Mulago hospital continues to be too heavy and affecting quality of services. During FY 2014/15, the hospital attended to 829,817 outpatient visits; 761,573 inpatients; 61,568 emergencies; 28,759 total ANC visits; 39,081 deliveries; 11,120 postnatal visits; 1,738,652 lab tests; 33,949 X-rays; 27,142 ultrasound scans; 49,680 immunization contacts; 13,397 major surgeries; 9,701 FP contacts. The bed capacity rate for the hospital is 63%.
- Butabika Mental Referral Hospital
Butabika hospital offers super specialised and general mental health services, conducts mental health training