Bugando Medical Center

Bugando Medical Center 

Located in Mwanza, Tanzania’s second largest city, Bugando Medical Centre is a 900-bed teaching hospital. It serves as the main tertiary referral center for six regions in the Lake and Western Zones of the country, with a catchment population of approximately 13 million. This health system’s catchment area includes the six regions around Lake Victoria, comprised of  1,599 health facilities. Bugando is the tertiary center of care, along with six regional hospitals, 46 district hospitals, 148 health centers, and 1,398 dispensaries.