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  • Did you Know that Uganda Catholic medical Bureau
    • Was formed in 1934
    • In 1955 was gazetted by the Colonial Government as a channel for grants – in – aid to catholic founded health facilities
    • Is owned by the Catholic Bishops of Uganda under the auspices of incorporation of the Bishops’ conference as The Registered Trustees of Uganda Episcopal Conference.
    • Is the technical arm (in form of a department) of Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) in charge of Catholic health services
    • Is governed by the Health Commission of UEC on behalf of the whole conference exercising a function similar to a Board of Directors/ Governors.
    • The technical focus areas include: Organizational management and development, Human resource management, Information management, Financial Management, Health Training Institution, Quality and Patient Safety, Public-Private Partnership management, Pastoral care of the Sick, AIDS Care and Treatment Management Program.
    • UCMB jointly owns Joint Medical Stores with Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
    • Has thirty three (33) affiliated hospitals of which two (2) offer specialised health services of Eye care and Paediatric care.
    • Has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Uganda to provide management of health services in Kilembe Mines Hospital, which is a public health facility.
    • Has over 218 health Centre III and 45 HC II affiliated which offer a wider range of services according to respective levels
    • Most of the affiliated health facilities are hard to reach areas located in the former or current extremely rural areas.
    • Has fifteen (15) affiliated Nursing, Midwifery and laboratory Training Schools.
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