Kisiizi Hospital

Kisiizi Hospital was founded in 1958 by Christian Missionary John Sharp. The hospital continues to care for the most vulnerable and admits between 550 to 700 patients each month. In 1996, the hospital launched the Kisiizi Community Health Insurance Scheme, the first not-for-profit bespoke health insurance scheme in Uganda.

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EDIRISA has identified the Ihunga Community who live in a very hilly area in homes scattered on the hillsides 50 km from Kabale Town. The community walk a very long distance to the nearest rivers in the valleys. The average round trip to clean water for some segments of the community can be as much as four kilometres. The community is very poor and underserved, and 50, 4,000-litre household tanks, will benefit approximately nine hundred residents of their community.

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