Mugonero Adventist Hospital, Rwanda


Hospital Description

Number of Patient Beds:  104
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
60%
Outpatients Seen Per/day:  25
Departments/Specialties:  Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Maternity, Laboratory, Physiotherapy, HIV Clinic, and Dental Clinic (technician)Typical Cases:  All kinds of infections/parasitosis, surgeries in general, maternity, and traumatisms.
Languages Spoken:  Kinyarwanda, French, and English
Setting:  Rural

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport:  Kigali International Airport (KGL)
Transport from Airport Provided:  No
Time from Airport to Hospital:  4 hrs (depends on waiting time at Kigali and Kibuye bus station)
Type of Student Housing:  Guest house on hospital grounds
Cost of Housing/night:  $20/night if staying 3 months or less.  Free, if staying more than 3 months (electricity is an extra cost for any length of stay)
Meal Plan:  No food plan.  No hospital cafeteria or restaurants in the area.
Cost of Meals/day:  If cook is contracted privately it is an average of $5/day
Recommended months to visit:  January-December
Additional web links:  www.mugonero.org

Last updated 9/28/09

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