Government has designated 17th September, 2018 as the day it will officially open the Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital whose construction and equipping is complete.
Cabinet sitting at State house Entebbe, chaired by President Yoweri Museveni approved the opening of this facility to patients.
Addressing the press at media centre this morning, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze the ICT and National Guidance minister revealed that the Hospital will offer the specialized services in Reproductive medicine (Assisted Reproductive Technologies, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, Maternal Fetal Medicine (high risk pregnancies, women with organ transplant, women with recurrent pregnancy loss, In-vitro fertilization (IVF)pregnancies).
The facility will also offer services in Urogynaecology (Ureteric re-implantation, complex fistula surgeries and Vaginal hysterectomies reconstruction surgery following Female Genital Mutilation, and advanced reconstructive Gyn surgery, Gynaecological-encology services (Cervical, Vaginal, Endometrial, Ovarian and Vulval cancer surgeries); and Advanced Neonatal medical and surgical services.
The facility has been under construction since April 2013. The facility has a capacity of 420 beds and an emergency section.