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...