St Joseph of the Good Shepherd KyamulibwaHealth Centre IV, Kalungu

St Joseph of the Good Shepherd Kyamulibwa Health Centre IV was founded in 1982 under Masaka diocese by then parish priest Fr Joseph Musaanya. It is located 35km from Masaka town and 20km from Villa Maria. St Joseph of the Good Shepherd services the districts of Kalungu, Gomba, and Bukomansimbi-Uganda

Its main objective was to bring health services to the people and to save people from long distances seeking medical services from Masaka or Villa Maria but get services from nearby. It started as a dispensary with less than 10 patients and two staffs.

Its mission is to provide holistic health services to the poor without discrimination in line with the mission and vision of the Roman Catholic Church’s mission in health. It is a Private Not for Profit Organization.

It started out as health Centre III and over the years it was elevated to the level of a health centre IV with a wide range of services offered. These included;

  • Community health education and prevention.
  • Outpatients. In patients. Antenatal
  • Maternity. Surgical services
  • HIV/AIDS care. Dental services


The outlook of Kyamulibwa Health Centre IV – St. Joseph of the good shepherd. From 2014 – to date under Rev. Sr. Benedict Ngabirano- the in-charge.


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  1. Rev. Fr. Mutsinzi Christopher, Parish Priest Kyamulibwa Parish.
  2. Mr. Kiberu Charles- Cao Kiruhura District- Chairperson Humc
  3. Rev. Sr. Benedict Ngabirano- In-Charge. 0782431016.


Our facility carries on outreaches including; immunisation, HIV testing and counselling, non-communicable disease screening and health education and sensitization to the communities. This has improved our clientele rate and even improved the health of the community members in our catchment population. The photo was taken while in an outreach. Health workers extracting Tunga Penetrans2 from a school going child.
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