Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
Clinical Services - Updates
Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) with 950 bed Capacity, serves a population of 16 Million people and attends around 300,000 patients each year. The surgical staff performs over 9,000 operations yearly and the Obstetrics service handles over 3,800 births each year The Hospital currently has a diverse of clinical Specialties and Super-specialties such as General Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics , Pediatrics and Child Health, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Urology, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Pediatric surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Cardiology , Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Hematology , Infectious disease , Dermatology, Oncology, Molecular studies and Nuclear Medicine.
Major clinical updates
Emergency Medicine Department was formally established in September 2012. The department currently handles a load of an average of 120 patients per day (including outpatients and high acuity patients). It is staffed by 3 qualified, locally trained Emergency Physicians supported by nurses, medical officers and medical attendants; all trained in recognizing and treating emergencies, who provide 24 hours services. The department also offers ambulance services with qualified staff to handle emergencies enroute Read more...
The Catholic Church built the Hospital between 1968 - 1977 and it was offically opened by His Excellency the late President Julius Kambarage Nyerere on 3rd November 1971. In 1972 the Hospital was nationlized by the Government. However, in October 1985 the Government handed back the Hospital to the Tanzania Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Tanzania who is the owner with an agreement that the hospital be run in partnership with the government to provide Government Services as a referral and consultant hospital for the Lake Zone.
Bugando Medical Centre is a referral, consultant and university teaching hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania. It is situated along the shores of Lake Victoria in Mwanza City. It has over 950 beds and over 1300 employees.Read more...
Vision and Mission.
BMC envisions a healthy society served by skilled and competent health care providers.
BMC as a tertiary referral hospital exists to improve the welfare of the community in the Lake Zone through provision of state of the art, diversified, specialised and super specialised health care, research, training and consultancy services guided by Catholic Church ethics and morals.
Research,Project and Consultancy.
BMC in collaboration with her Sister Institution-CUHAS have created a range of research opportunities in HIV, Malaria,
TB, Schostomiasis, Cancers and Cardiovascular Diseases. The two sister instutions have a joint Instutional Review Board
and have a research Policy.
BMC has a Directorate of research and has a conducive environment for both local and international collaborations.
BMC has a diverse of clinicians experienced in research, managing research grants/projects, supervising postgraduate/elective students/ fellows and houses an accredited Laboratory which performs molecular studies. Local partners include the National Institute of Medical Research and Ifakara Research Institute while international collaborators are; Germany (Medical Mission Institute and Wurzburg University)Read more...
BMC Development Projects
BMC ORYX MLIMANI FILLING STATION
BMC Oryx Mlimani filling station is belonging to Bugando Medical Centre since February, 2018. It is situated along the Wurzburg Road near Bugando Hill Restaurant on the way to Bugando Medical Centre from Mwanza city centre. This Filling station is operated under the special agreement with Oryx Company limited. Currently we are selling Petrol and diesel in a market price which is very affordable to consumers. In addition we are selling Oryx cooking gases. The station is open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM every day. .
NEW BUGANDO PHARMACY
New Bugando Pharmacy is a Pharmacy that belongs to Bugando Medical Centre. It is allocated in a forefront of Bugando Medical Centre main entrance, adjacent to CRDB; Read more...
Local and International Relationship.
Bugando Medical Centre works collaboratively with various partners locally and internationally.
Bugando, CUHAS – Weill Cornel (USA): This collaboration is based on respecting the affiliation and working relationship inclusive on anticipated future arrangements, to provide the high quality applied learning experiences for the Universities students.
BMC-Touch foundation (USA): Supporting training, research, clinical activities and infrastructure
Bugando – The American Austrian Foundation (AAF) (Salzburg Medical Seminars): The AAF provides medical education seminars covering a range of topics in all specialities.
Bugando Mending Kids International (MK) USA: The two parties mutually desire to enter into a five year working relationship in support of the establishing Read more...
COUNTER STARTED ON 21 Aug, 2017.