A state-of-the-art maternal and neonatal facility is under construction at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It will be a 320 bed capacity facility. This project is being done with a loan of $ 33 milllion secured by Government of Uganda from Islamic Development Bank. The contractor is Arab contractors and the period is two years. Work
Mulago National Referral hospital was founded in 1913 and in 1962 it was expanded by constructing lower Mulago to offer better services and facilities to patients.
It serves as a National Referral for the entire country and a general hospital as well as Health Center IV, III for the Kampala metropolitan. Official bed capacity is 1790.