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midwives at Virika Hospital


The department is divided into five parts

  • ANC/PNC these are clinics  which are under the PHC department
  • Seven  bed Labour suite( place where deliveries are conducted )
  • Post natal ward ( for normal delivery and Caesarean section)
  • General  obstetric / Gyaenacology ward  with 32 beds.
  • Private ward maternity

The same department also has a small neonatal care room with incubators for preterm babies

It is headed by Obstetriician and Gynaecologist  Dr Priscilla Busingye who is also the Medical Superintendent.

The department has a registered Midwife as the in charge of the ward. The ward is ran by 14 nurses

Who are very dedicated and so welcoming to the patients who come to the department.

The number of deliveries per year is 2020 deliveries the number of C/S in a year are 597

The department starts is duties with 24 hr report meeting everyday at 8.00am and this is a teaching session as well as clinical Audit

All obstetric procedures are done and their operations ranging from minor surgeries to Major surgery.

The Gynecological Elective operations   Operations are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays

The Gynecologist also run a clinic in OPD for all obstetric and Gynecological conditions


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