Lira Regional Referral Hospital (RRH) is one of the high volume hospitals located 340 kilometers north of Kampala.
According to the 2014 census data, Lira Hospital serves a population of 408,043 in Lira district. With a capacity of 346 beds, Lira Hospital offers both general and specialized services and is a teaching hospital. The hospital serves the Lango sub-region comprised of the districts of Lira, Oyam, Amolatar, Otuke, Kole, Alebtong, Dokolo and Apac.
To ensure delivery of quality HIV care and related services within the sub-region, USAID/SUSTAIN project supports Lira to deliver quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. Lira is also one among six hospitals receiving project support to pilot provision of adolescent friendly health services.
Lira RRH, with the support of USAID/SUSTAIN, is also utilizing the science of quality improvement to enhance the quality of HIV/AIDS care and treatment services. Find out more about specific experiences, ideas, and lessons learned.