Welcome to The University Teaching Hospital

FESTIVE SEASON  IN PICTURES

The coming of Christmas and New year’s is a time of thanksgiving and exchanging of gifts. The patients at the University Teaching Hospital were not left out during this season as many organizations and individuals showed up to spread good cheer and share what they had.Read More…

WELCOME STATEMENT FROM DR. BEN CHIRWA (MANAGING DIRECTOR OF UTH)

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The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) represents a remarkable reflection of the health system in Zambia. This giant and complex institution is the referral centre for all complicated medical conditions.

With a bed space of 1800 spread across four clinical departments and distributed as internal medicine 438, surgery 460, obstetrics and gynaecology 343, neo neonatal 151 and paediatrics 408, UTH compares with any biggest public hospital in the Southern African region. The hospital has a robust outpatient care program with attendance of 310,527 last year in 2013. In the same time period 89,290 were treated as in patients, with the most admissions in the department of maternity and gynea (31,811). Read More…

VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT

The Vision of UTH is “to be the Centre of Excellency for health care in the country and the region by providing innovative treatment interventions through ongoing research”, while the mission statement is “To provide affordable quality health care; function as a referral centre; train health care providers; conduct research to find solutions to existing health problems and for the development of science”. Read More…

COOPERATING PARTNERS

World Health Organisation (WHO)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Global Fund
Child Fund
USAID
Swedish International Cooperation Agency
Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA)