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About CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda

Officially opened in Mbale, Uganda on January 19, 2001, CURE Uganda is one of Africa’s leading pediatric hospitals for brain surgery and the treatment of neurological conditions. It provides minimally-invasive endoscopic neurosurgical procedures and attracts surgeons from around the world to its prestigious CURE Neuro Fellowship Program. The teaching hospital consists of three operating rooms, an 18-bed Intensive Care Unit, and 68 Ward beds. Hospital staff complete approximately 1,900 surgical procedures annually for children with conditions including hydrocephalus, spina bifida, brain tumors, and other neural tube defects. In addition to world-class clinical service, CURE Uganda ministers to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their communities.



Did You Know?

CURE Uganda was the first hospital in sub-Saharan Africa dedicated to the neurosurgical needs of children.

In Uganda, nearly 5,000 children are born with hydrocephalus every year.

CURE Uganda is Africa's leading teaching hospital for treating hydrocephalus, brain tumors, spina bifida and neural tube defects.