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Bugando Medical Centre is a consultant and teaching hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania. Situated along the shores of Lake Victoria in Mwanza City, it has 900 beds and approximately 900 employees. It is a referral centre for tertiary specialist care for six regions, including Mwanza, Mara, Kagera, Shinyanga, Tabora and Kigoma. It serves catchments population of approximately 13 million people.

Bugando Medical Center (BMC), formerly Bugando Consultant and Referral Hospital, was built by the Catholic Church from 1968-71 and was officially opened by President Julius Kambarage Nyerere in December, 1971. In 1972, the Tanzania government nationalized the hospital and administered it from 1971-1985 when it was handed back to the Tanzania Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Tanzania.

The hospital is a partnership with the Catholic Church, the Tanzania Government through the Ministry of Health, the Touch Foundation and other partners in making sure that services at BMC are of good quality and that we are training competent health professionals of tomorrow.

To be a consultant centre of excellence in health care provision, research and teaching, inspired by the love and compassion of God.

Bugando Medical Centre is a referral hospital under Government and Church Partnership, which exists to provide tertiary specialist quality health care, consultancy, research and training in health.

We are committed stewards entrusted to serve all people with integrity, compassion and love.

We are a non-profit health institution committed to provide health services that are affordable and accessible to all. We share and work in partnership with others who share our values.

We protect and provide for the dignity of human life from the time life is conceived to its natural end. We serve all people irrespective of religious, tribal, social standing or political background.

We abide by the word of God as an inspiration of all our activities and remain committed to Medical and Roman Catholic ethics and regulations. We work under the guidance of the Church and the Government policies.

KARIBUNI..! Greetings and Welcome to the new Weill Bugando Medical Centre Web Site.

               By Hospital Director  General  Prof..C.R Majinge




Allied Schools Under Weill Medical College of Bugando.
University College Of Health Science (Weill Bugando).
Bugando Medical Centre.


What's New !

Visiting Doctors.

Weill Cornell sends Residents to Bugando.
Surgeon Perform New Procedure at BMC.
VVF Treatment at BMC

Who's New ?

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