Butaro Hospital - Burera

Butaro Hospital is a new and modern 150 bed hopital inaugurated in January 2011 in Northern Province. It was a joint effort between pertners in Health (PIH), Rwandan Ministry of Health and the Clinton Foundation. In addition to the four basic services (maternity, internal medicine, surgery, and pediatrics), the new hospital has an emergency department, a full surgery ward with two operating rooms, a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), an intensive care unit (ICU), outpatient ophthalmology and gynecology services, an ear nose and throat clinic (ENT), and significantly expanded laboratory capabilities. The facility also features modern measures for infection control including natural cross-ventilation through clerestories, secluded patients wards around courtyards, and an effective spatial triage system allowing for separation of patients based on their condition.
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