To become a centre of excellence in provision of comprehensive cardiovascular care in the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
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”.
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. UHI therefore commenced operating as a semi-autonomous Unit under Mulago Hospital.
The purpose of registering the 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...