Dr. Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital ranked third best general hospital

The management with great honour appreciates all staff of Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital for their continuous collective efforts rendered to our patients. Their contribution ensured our hospital to be ranked by the Ministry of Health the third best performer amongst 132 general hospitals in the country in the Financial Year 2015-16.

What is the ranking based on?

The hospital’s current bed capacity is 271; OPD total attendances in the Financial Year 2015-16 increased by 13.2% compared to the previous year (from 25,526 to 28,883); hospital’s admissions increased by 74% (from 12,799 to 22,274); Malaria remains the number one cause of Morbidity and Mortality in the hospital and the HSD representing 39.7% of all diagnoses in the HSD OPD. The increase in admissions was almost entirely due to the Malaria epidemic.

Deliveries increased by 6.7% (from 3,247 to 3,465); Caesarian Section rate decreased from 11.3% to 9.2%; Maternal Deaths increased from 3 to 4, ANC total attendance decreased by 2.8% (from 5,909 to 5,743); Post-natal attendances reduced by 26.8% (from 847 to 620). The District's Lower Level Units (e.g. Helth Centers and Dispenseries) are increasing their services, but the hospital is performing 35.7% of the deliveries assisted by a qualified staff (3,463 out of 9179 deliveries). Moreover in Agago district 86.8% of deliveries are assisted by health workers: the highest level in the country. Recovery rate on discharge improved from 97.8% to 98.1%.These results allowed the hospital to rank third in the League Table amongst general hospitals.

More information can be found in the Ministry of Health's Annual Health Sector Performance Report 2015-16 and in our Annual Analytical Report 2015-16.