Welcome to the Dr. Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital!

In the Agago District we are the primary health facility, serving the approximately 231,000 people in our district and several more from neighbouring districts lacking a Hospital.

On this website you can find all information about the hospital, the services we provide, how to donate, etc.

Apwoyo Bino! (Very Welcome!)

231,824

Population of Agago

51,157

Patients treated in one year

3,565

Births in one year

9

Doctors working at the Hospital

  • Some key facts from the Hospital's Annual Report 2015-16:

    • 22,274 Patients were admitted, 74% more than the preceding year.
    • 28,883 Patients were seen in the OPD, 13.2% more than the year before.
    • 16.4% Of patients in OPD and 39.7% in In-Patient Department were diagnosed with Malaria, the most common diagnosis.
    • The Ante-Natal Clinic was visited 5,743 times.
    • 3,565 Deliveries were conducted, 10% of which through Ceasarians.
    • 42 Nurses and 35 Midwives work at the Hospital.
    • The Hospital employs 6 Medical Officers and 3 Specialists (2 Surgeons, 1 Tropical Medicine).
    • St. Mary's Midwifery School, also founded by Dr. Ambrosoli, is located next to the Hospital.
    Our Annual Report can be downloaded here.
  • The Hospital offers the following services to its' patients:

    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Antenatal, Delivery, and Postnatal care; Prevention of Mother-To-Child-Transmission of HIV; Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care; General and Specialized Obstetric and Gynaecologic Surgery.
    • General Surgical Services: Trauma and Emergency Care; Surgical Clinic; Minor Orthopedics Services; Burns Care; Anaesthesia; General Surgical Operations.
    • Internal Medical Care: HIV Care and Treatment; General and Private Out-Patient Clinic; Emergency Medical Care; Electro CardiaGram (ECG); Medical Admissions and Care; TB Detection and Treatment; Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Care and Prevention.
    • Paeditrics & Child Health: Young Child Clinic; Malnutrition Therapeutic Feeding; Neonatal Intensive Care; Paediatric Adminission and Care; Immunizations and Health Promotion.
    • Community Health: Health Promotion Outreaches; Immunization; Health Education; Primary Health Care.
    • Health Training: Midwifery Training; Internships for Medical Doctors; Training Opportunities for other cadres (e.g. Clinical Officers, Pharmacy Technologists, Nurses, Midwives, Laboratory Students, etc.)
  • Nine years after the civil war has ended, Northern Uganda has made great progress in its' development. However, there also is a long way to go. There are several indicators that the area most severely affected by the conflict (of which Agago District is a part), is not there yet:

    • 1.9 Million people live below the $1 dollar a day poverty line.
    • Income of 73.1 percent of the population is "very unstable".
    • 55.9 Percent of woman is illiterate.
    • Living standards of 54.9 percent of people has decreased in the past year.
    Source: Uganda Human Development Report 2015, UNDP, 2015. Find out more here.