Jigjiga University Meles Zenawi Memorial Referral Hospital (JJU-MZMRH) was inaugurated in January, 2017 in fond remembrance of the beloved former Ethiopian Prime Minister Ato Meles Zenawi. It is situated in eastern part of Ethiopia, Jigjiga town, the capital city of Ethiopian Somali Regional State (635 KM east of Addis Ababa).

JJU-MZMRH is the largest and modern hospital, providing state-of-the-art, and comprehensive service under one roof in eastern Ethiopia. The hospital is built on 60,000 m2 land. The initial contract agreement of the hospital was 250 million Ethiopian Birr entirely financed by the government of Ethiopian Somali Regional State. It is a ground plus two floors building with wide corridors, 8 courtyards, and 364 different sizes of rooms, 4 lifts, 9 stairs, 1 wide ramp and large parking lots. It is planned to provide Preventive, Diagnostic, Curative, Therapeutic, Rehabilitative and Support Services to all patients. In addition to teaching, training and research, JJU-MZMRH is expected to cover an estimated population of more than seven million people living in all zones and districts of the region, neighboring district of Oromia and large part of the neighboring country of Somalia.

The Hospital has a team of dedicated Doctors, Dieticians, Nurses, Midwifes, Physiotherapist and other all trained professionals committed to the welfare of patients. It also has ongoing staff education and training programmes with emphasis on competent and humane care for the patients. Our hospital has a total of 342 beds, a 13 bed Intensive Care Unit, Operation Theatre with the state of art facilities. Round the clock emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Pharmacy and Clinical Lab facilities are available. Since the Hospital is part of Jigjiga University Medicine and Health Science College, it is on the way to organize Residential Internship Programme for Students on an annual basis.
Profession
Male
Female
Total
Remark
Specialist Doctors (Permanent)
7
1
8
3 surgeons, 2 Internists,
1 pediatrician, 1 Gyn/obs,
1 Ophthalmologist.
Specialist Doctors (Contract)
7
2
9
2 surgeons, 2 pediatricians, 2 Gyn/obs., 2 Radiologists, 1Pathologist.
General Practitioner(GP )
54
9
63
Nurse
121
67
188
Degree & Diploma
Midwifery
14
74
88
Degree & Diploma
Pharmacist
23
6
29
Degree & Diploma
Laboratory Technician
27
3
30
Degree & Diploma
Other clinical staff
14
8
22
Biomed.,Radiogra.,Anest.,
Steri.,HMIS
Supportive staff
138
309
447
Porter & runner, Cleaner, Driver,food,laun…
Administration staff
63
25
88
 
Grand Total
468
504
972
 
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