This is a Christian Hospital that serves those of all faiths, and none. It is a fee paying hospital, but no one has been turned away through reasons of poverty. It is a distant rural hospital, but well known throughout Uganda. The hospital is situated in south-west Uganda, between Kabale and Rukungiri. It is in the Kigezi highlands and is about 5,300 feet above sea level.
Kisiizi runs the oldest community health insurance scheme in Uganda and currently has over 38,000 beneficiaries in over 200 community groups. Kisiizi is the only hospital in Uganda in the first wave of the WHO African Partnerships for Patient Safety. Unusually Kisiizi provides in-patient mental health services.