• UHI delivering quality services for last 22yrs
    UHI delivering quality services for last 22yrs
    Strides that the institute has taken from its inception including many pace makers have been implanted since the opening of the facility
  • Clinical Services
    Clinical Services
    The institute provides tertiary services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of adult cardiovascular diseases.
  • Inferior Vena Cava filler(IVC) procedure
    Inferior Vena Cava filler(IVC) procedure
    This procedure involves trapping clots preventing them from migrating from the lower limbs to heart, lungs, and other organs hence preventing sudden death and other complications

Vision:

To become a centre of excellence in provision of comprehensive cardiovascular care in the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

Mission statement

The Uganda Heart Institute exists to “serve as a centre of excellence for the provision of comprehensive medical services to patients with cardiovascular and thoracic diseases and to offer opportunity for research and training in cardiovascular and thoracic medicine at an affordable cost so as to facilitate service delivery and enable continuous development of cardiac services”.

Welcome

In 2001 the Uganda Heart Institute was legally established as a Company limited by guarantee of its founding Bodies namely, Mulago Hospital, Ministry of Health, Makerere University and Uganda Heart Foundation. In UHI therefore commenced operating as a semi-autonomous Unit under Mulago Hospital.

The purpose of the registering UHI as a limited Company was to fasten the growth and development of the Institute by enabling it to solicit for funds and manage its resource...

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News Highlights

‘Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease’ Resolution recommended by WHO Executive Board

Outgoing Director General Dr Margaret Chan speaking on draft resolution on rhe... Read more

RHD Action co-sponsors breakfast debate on Access to Medicines

Flavia Batureine, Nursing Officer of Uganda Heart Institute On Tuesday 23 M... Read more

WHF policy statement highlights burden of RHD among adolescents

On the penultimate day of the World Health Assembly, the World Heart Federat... Read more

Minister Opendi calls for regular medical check-ups

KAMPALA - State minister in charge of general duties Dr. Sarah Opendi has called... Read more

Government Pledges Support To Uganda Heart Institute

The Minister of State for Health, Capt. Mike Mukula, has said the Government is ... Read more

Mulago can now handle open heart surgery

There has been serious concern and a great deal of exchange of ideas about the s... Read more

  • 400 children in need open heart surgery at Uganda Heart Institute
  • EALA VISITS UGANDA HEART INSTITUTE

Upcoming Activities

World Heart Day
Kampala
Uganda Independence Day
Kampala