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
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
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.
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