Mbale Hospital is a public hospital, funded by the Uganda Ministry of Health, and general care in the hospital is free. The hospital is one of the thirteen "Regional Referral Hospitals" in Uganda. It is also designated as one of the three public clinical paramedical teaching hospitals and as one of the fifteen "Internship Hospitals" in Uganda, where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve a one-year internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants. The hospital is the teaching hospital of Busitema University School of Medicine.
I. Increased number of students from 2,682 in 2004 to now 8,553 coming from 21 countries.
II. The number of campuses has doubled from 1 to 4 including the first and only Females’ Campus in Uganda located at Kabojja.
III. Infrastructural development with modern buildings at the Main, Kampala and Females’ campuses.
IV. Improved learning facilities such as computers, books, science laboratory equipment, ICT equipment, etc, at all campuses.