Hope Ward

Hope Ward is a charity ward within the International Hospital Kampala. It was opened in 2006 and has had 1,142 admissions. Hope Ward exists to reach out to the underprivileged and provide lifesaving and complex, high quality medical care. We seek to alleviate the suffering and improve our patients’ quantity and quality of life.

Hope Ward has 16 beds, an isolation room and a cancer treatment centre with two beds. The Hope Ward medical team is comprised of one physician, one medical officer and sixteen nurses. This team is closely supported by various specialists, surgeons, an oncologist and a physiotherapy team.

Hope ward receives a wide variety of patients with complex medical conditions from all over the country. Most of our patients are:

  • Victims who have been traumatized from the war in Northern Uganda and who require plastic or other complex surgery, including landmine survivors.
  • Patients requiring complex cancer treatment for both children and adults.
  • Victims of burns and acid attacks.
  • Children & adults with complications arising from HIV and AIDS.
  • Surgery to repair Atrial‐Septal Defects (ASD) commonly known as a hole in the heart, a first for Uganda.
  • Children born with congenital malformations such as cleft lip & cleft palate

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