Department of Medicine

Our Vision: A center of excellence providing quality general and specialized medical services to the adolescent and adult population of Kigezi region

Our Mission: To provide quality, accessible, comprehensive and sustainable general and specialised medical services to the people of Kigezi region

Our Values: Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Accountability, Confidentiality, Ethics, Team work and Efficiency.

Strategic objectives

  1. To provide general and specialised integrated inpatient and outpatient medical services
  2. To carry out operational research to inform planning, resource mobilization and areas for quality improvement
  3. To carry out health promotion programs to prevent diseases
  4. To provide mentorship and supervision to health workers during pre-service and inservice training
  5. To carry out supportive supervision for enhanced medical services in lower level health facilities in the region
  6. To collaboration with other stakeholders including training institutions, service organisations and research collaborations to provide quality medical services
  7. To refer patients who require super- specialised services to other tertiary healthcare institutions


  1. Daily general medical outpatient clinics
  2. Specialist outpatient clinics for communicable and non communicable diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular and liver diseases scheduled for every Wednesday and Friday respectively .
  3. Daily general and specialised Inpatient services
  4. Monthly multidrug resistant tuberculosis clinic to review patient receiving directly observed treatment at various health facilities across the Kigezi region
  5. A HIV clinic that provides daily outpatient services



Community Health

Our Mission To foster health promotion through disease preventionand control, educative awareness, stake holder engagement and research for better health outcomes in Kigezi region


STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS 1. Prevention of disease and public health threats 2. Systems’ strengthening 3. Information uptake
Strategic objectives

1.1 To spear head disease prevention awareness and knowledge through care ,behavior change communication campaigns and trainings targeting most at risk and priority populations

1.2To strengthen capacity of community health systems for creating a supportive social cultural environment for disease prevention & management of public health threats

2.1 To provide supportive capacity building for health workers within the catchment districtsand increase access to specialized health care for hard to reach and underserved communities

2.2 To engage in establishment of essential health infrastructure, equipment,supplies and man power for health promotion

2.3 To establish linkages, build partnerships with stake holders for engagement in health advocacy

3.1 To promote availability and use of quality data in health decisions, supported by research and innovation

3.2 To provide platforms for access to health information

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Our Vision:A Centre of excellence providing a high quality specialized mental health services for a healthy and productive population in Kigezi Region.

Our Mission: To provide quality and sustainable specialized mental health services to all people of Kigezi.


  1. To provide quality mental health care to all patients commensurate with the ministry of health standards.
  2. To carry out support supervision to general hospitals and health Centre fours in the region to improve on the standards of mental health care delivery.
  3. To promote preventive mental health care throughout reach programme.
  4. To provide specialized diagnostic mental health services.




Offer quality preventative and curative and nutritional services.

Our Vision:To give holistic care to children, prevention of infections and health education to mothers, care takers and the community

Our Mission: To provide specialized highly quality care and nutrition services in pediatric ward at Kabale Regional Referral hospital


  1. To provide quality care and services to children below 12 years.
  2. To provide information education and communication.
  3. To promote teamwork and good working relationship.
  4. To provide proper nutrition to children and the community.

Key Outputs

  1. Contious medical education
  2. Regular meetings
  3. Requisition of sundries and drugs
  4. Health education
  5. Routine giving therapeutic feeds like F75,F100 AND Rutf
  6. Routine vital observations
  7. Drug administration
  8. Performing and sustain 5s / kaizen activities
  9. Coaching and mentorship of students.
  10. Nursing procedures like ward rounds
  11. To maintain our wards clean.

Best Practices

  1. Organize store
  2. Meetings
  3. Routine ward rounds
  4. Teamwork
  5. Patient education
  6. Proper handle over
  7. Ward arrangement e.g. zoning the ward
  8. Admitting patients and document in admission




Mandate: To provide general and specialized care to all clients who seek for medical services in OPD Kabale regional referral hospital and Kigezi region as a whole.

Our Vision:A department providing quality, general and specialized health services to all patients and clients in Kabale hospital and Kigezi region.

Our Mission: To strengthen patient /client centered care in outpatient department by involving client/patient and the community in patient management and care.


  1. To provide quality health care to all patients as per hospital standards.
  2. To carry out health education and promotion as preventive health care measures.
  3. To implement all continuous quality improvement projects for better health care.
  4. To practice 5s activities daily as a means of infection prevention and control for both internal and external clients and easy accessibility of items at work place.

Key Outputs

  1. Infection prevention and control achieved.
  2. Health education and promotion done.
  3. Continuous quality improvement projects implemented.
  4. Quality health care provided.

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MR. Bahemurwaki Caxton

MR. Bahemurwaki Caxton

In-charge of Palliative Care Unit


Slogan: We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair, persecuted but not forsaken, struck down but not destroyed (2Corinthians 4:8, 9.)

Our Vision: Living in a pain free Community/Home and decorous death.

Our Mission: To create awareness about availability of palliative care services, quality and sustainable, general and specialized health services in Kabale regional referral hospital.


  1. To alleviate suffering of patients with debilitating conditions, for example: - cancers, HIV, congenital conditions.
  2. Provide quality and sustainable palliative care to patients (vulnerable) who need it in the region.
  3. Create awareness, Equip staffs with knowledge, skills and avail drugs (medicine).
  4. Create awareness about Palliative Care services to terminally ill patients/clients in southwestern Region.

About Palliative Care Unit

Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness with Management of pain and other symptoms with provision of physical, psychological, social and spiritual support overriding.
Palliative care (WHO Definition) Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems; physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Palliative care (KRRHPC) has been providing Facility Based Care and Community/Home BASED CARE services since 2012. It is serving over 7(seven) Districts that is to say; Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro, Rukiga, Rubanda, Rukungiri and Ntungamo and neighbouring countries like Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, and offers preventive, curative, promotion and rehabilitative services under different departments, for example; Out-Patients Department, Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Medical, Paediatrics and Psychiatry. KRRHPC has been working hand in hand with ministry of health (Kabale Regional Referral Hospital), PCAU, APCA and THET in conjunction with MPCA with the effort to improve the quality of life of the terminally ill within the region. Under this initiative, the programme has trained different cadres in Integration palliative care course (200 Participants), Hospital Pain Free management Initiative (100 Participants), and VHTs (60 Participants).

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The ART/HIV clinic is one of the specialized clinics that provide Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) and other HIV Services in the hospital. It covers a vast range of services such as HIV Testing and Counseling (HTS), HIV prevention including EMTCT, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC), HIV care and treatment, TB screening and management, Psychosocial Support (PSS). Some of these services are carried out in multiple departments of the hospital beyond the ART/HIV clinic such as HTS in all hospital entry points and wards.

Our Mission To provide quality, equitable and sustainable HIV/AIDS care and other health care services in the region, in Uganda and Internationally.

The departments in ART clinic include:

  1. Counseling department that involves PSS counselors (social workers), HTS counselors
  2. Data/Records Department
  3. Pharmacy department
  4. MCH (ANC & EID Mother Baby Point Of Care)
  5. TB care (One stop shop center)
  6. Clinical department.
  7. Community department that involves: PLHIV networks/Peers

Our Vision: To become recognised institution in providing quality and excellent HIV/AIDS care in the region and Uganda at large

Our Mandate Provision of excellent & quality HIV/AIDS care by focusing on access, equity, efficiency and sustainability of services.

Objectives / Core Values

  1. Caring: We aim to be client friendly, responsive, kind & patient at all times.
  2. Excellence: We strive for excellence through hardworking and having a passion for continuous quality improvement.
  3. Innovation: We embrace change as an opportunity rather than fear it as a source of anxiety or extra work in order to improve and excel.
  4. Team work: We are reliable and royal to each other and build trust by honoring our commitments. We value each other’s strength and extend our values to implementing and supporting partners.
  5. Accountability: We are always responsible and try hard to achieve those things which we are accountable.