Entries by Support Team

Oxygen plant at St Francis’ Hospital

Mr Andrew Cairns of the Friends of St Francis’ Katete Charitable Trust reports on 18 february 2021 that the oxygen plant has now arrived at St Francis’ Hospital.  The plant is located between York Ward, Theatre and the Laboratory.  The building to house the plant is under construction. Mr Cairns wishes to thank everybody who kindly […]

Logie Legacy: for a closer working relationship with partners

The Logie Legacy has secured a a capacity building Scottish Government grant to explore how our partnership with the hospital has functioned over the years with a view to learning lessons from the past and to strengthen their engagement going forward. An important element in the contribution of the Logie Legacy has been to foster […]

New: SFH Monthly bulletin – read here!

Message from the Superintendent Dr Lalick Banda: “Welcome to the first monthly bulletin for St Francis’ Hospital. It is my sincere hope that through this monthly bulletin we will be able to share with our colleagues and partners the various developmental milestones at the hospital, our aspirations and the challenges we are facing as an […]

Update on Covid-19 situation

Ms Chaze Sibamba, Social Worker at St Francis’ Hospital reports: “More measures have been put in place, handwashing points have been put around the hospital and at the Main Entrance, all clients coming in the hospital have to go through the triage shelter which is just somewhere outside, where they are asked of any history […]

RIP Mr Bruno Mwale

Since the Covid-19 situation deteriorated many more Zambians caught the disease, among whom Bruno Mwale, Senior Public Healthy Officer at St Francis’ Hospital since 2011. Our sincere condolences go to his family, relatives and friends. May he rest in Peace. Ms Chaze Sibamba, Social Worker at St Francis’ Hospital: “In spite of the fact that […]

Covid situation getting worse

Chaze Sibamba, Social Welfare Officer at SFH, reports on 22 January 2021: “The last number of cases announced in the clinical meeting was over 80; doctors, nurses, and other workers at the hospital had tested positive. Thankfully enough a good number recovered, tested negative and they have been reporting back for work. At St Francis […]

RIP Dr Joop Jansen

On 16th December, at 11 in the morning, Dr Joop Jansen died at the age of 67, only a couple of days after he returned home from Katete, Zambia. Joop Jansen suffered from an incurable cancer. He accepted his fate with admirable resignation. Faithful friends lovingly cared for him during his last days and he […]

Zambia among six safest places to travel

Zambia is among the six safest places to travel during Covid-19 Pandemic An international travel organization has named Zambia among six safest travel destinations in world, and the only one in Africa so far to receive the recognition. Zambia is the fourth safest tourism destination ahead of Uruguay and Saudi Arabia while Australia, New Zealand […]

Judith Mumba reports

“The Covid 19 situation here remains the same, with some positives being recorded every day. The workload is heavy because there are no students in the wards.”