Improving Health By Combating Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases have been major public health threats throughout history. Great strides have been made in the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases with antibiotics and vaccines however, new challenges continue to arise.
Infectious diseases are a leading cause of death worldwide, particularly in low-income countries.
Infections can happen at home, while traveling, or in the hospital
Services we Offer
Nakasero Hospital’s Department of Infectious Diseases works to prevent and to treat illness, disability and death caused by infectious diseases. Our specialists provide services below:
Conditions We Treat
Our physicians and staff are trained to manage a wide variety of infections. If you do not see your problem on this list, please call us and we can match you with a provider.
Fever of Unknown Origin
Antibiotic Resistant Infections
Bone and Joint Infections
Hospital Acquired Infections
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Pre Travel Related Concerns and Vaccinations
Urinary Tract Infections
Patient Care From Nakasero Hospital
Whether straightforward infections or diagnostic dilemmas, we hope to help you toward better health. Our infectious disease specialists work closely with doctors in many specialty areas to make sure you get exactly the care you need. Depending on your situation, your care team may include doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine, critical care, dermatology, thoracic surgery, immunology, rheumatology, ENT, hematology, oncology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, neurology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, pathology, surgery etc.
Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you’re not just getting one opinion. Your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointment schedules are coordinated. Highly specialized experts are working together for you. What might take weeks or even months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done in a matter of days at Nakasero Hospital.