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Brief History of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital commonly known as Jinja Hospital, is a government owned referral hospital that was established in the 1930s’ as a health unit for World War II combatants and prisoners of war from Kimaka. In the course of time, the unit was upgraded to a district hospital and eventually into a Regional Referral Hospital for the eastern region in 1995.

The hospital serves approximately a population of 4.5 million in a catchment area comprising of 1 city and 11 districts (Jinja City, Jinja, Iganga, Kamuli, Mayuge, Namutumba, Bugweri, Buyende, Luuka, Kaliro, Namayingo, Bugiri). The hospital also serves the neighboring districts of Mukono, Buikwe, Kayunga, Buvuma, Busia, Tororo among others.

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Jinja RR Hospital and Uganda Heart Institute Conduct Free Regional Heart Surgery Camp for Five Days in Busoga.

On Monday, June 17, 2024, Jinja Regional Referral Hospital (JRRH) and Uganda Heart Institute (UHI), began a five-day…

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Shortlist for job opportunities at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital – External advert March 2024

This is to invite the following candidates who have been shortlisted for the following positions advertised by the…

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Job opportunities at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital – External advert March 2024

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions which exist at Jinja Regional Referral…

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Invitation for bids under framework contracts for provision of services and supplies

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital now invites suitably qualified bidders to submit sealed submission for the provision of supplies…

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UPDF Engineering brigade completes a fully equipped ICU ward at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

The UPDF engineering brigade has handed over a newly constructed Intensive Care Unit - ICU ward to Jinja…

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Tourists construct Shs 900m orthopaedic ward at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

A group of European tourists is building a state-of-the-art orthopaedic ward at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital. With a…

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