BCH COVID-19 appeal

Dr Margaret writes… This time last year, I was working as a medical officer at Bwindi Community Hospital, and we were watching with fear and anticipation as the epidemic of Ebola ebbed and flowed just over the border in Congo, and threatened at times to reach Uganda too. Never would I have imagined that only…


This was written by volunteer GP, Dr Margaret, whilst working at BCH in March 2019. For a while I have been thinking of writing about ‘trauma’ – the name medics use of the mess that happens as a result of accidents and injuries. There is no shortage of trauma on the ward where I work….


We share another blog post from Dr Margaret originally written in December 2018. There are a few ‘big’ things that I want to write about, like how the hospital has health insurance, and how that can work in a setting like this, and about youth friendly services. But this week (the last few indeed) have…

Something Chronic – care for Chronic Disease at BCH

This blog post was written by Dr Margaret, a previous GP volunteer at BCH in July 2019. We are raising money for the hospital’s Chronic Care service. Please see this page for more information. Most people when asked to think about the disease affecting this part of the world might (rightly) come up with HIV, Malaria,…

Merry Christmas from Bwindi Community Hospital!

We are pleased to share this Christmas letter from Dr Birungi, the Executive Director from Bwindi Community Hospital. If you wish to make a donation towards this appeal please use our fundraising page and mark your donation for the Christmas appeal.   Dear Supporters, This is the season to reflect back on 2019 with grateful…

Sight4Bwindi Christmas News

The amazing Sight4Bwindi team have been working hard this year and the project has gone from strength to strength. Please read their Christmas newsletter below: Christmas News letter Sight4Bwindi

Sight4Bwindi news

In addition to thanking everyone for supporting our Eye Clinic in Uganda the Sight4Bwindi team Fiona, Kirsty, Rosemary and Debbie, would like to keep you up dated with the project’s progress. Bwindi Community Hospital have demonstrated their irrefutable commitment to this project. Since our last visit in July 2018, the Hospital have been very busy….

Easter wishes from Bwindi

The Easter message and appeal from Bwindi Community Hospital: Dear Supporters,  We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy Easter and to say thank you for all the support you have given to us through your kind words, thoughts, visits and donations. We would also like to share with you…

Latest BCH news

Click below to read the latest newsletter from Bwindi Community Hospital, including good news from the neonatal ward, expansion of the waiting mother’s hospital and recent mental health training. bch-newsletter-feb-2019