President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday broke the ground for the grand renovation and rehabilitation of Mulago National Referral Hospital, a project that will cost about $40m. The project contracted to ROKO Construction will be done in phases and take up to 24 months. The project will entail re-modelling, restructuring and re-equipping the hospital. The president
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.