The Friends of St Francis Katete donated towards a project for an oxygen generator, powered by solar panels. It took a while, but now the generator is up and running, saving lives and saving the hospital a lot of time and money. Andrew Cairns reports: “After two and half years of fund raising by the […]
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St Francis’ Mission Hospital was founded in 1947 as an Anglican hospital. It is situated in Katete District in Eastern Province, on the Great East Road, 500km east of the capital Lusaka and 125km from the Malawi border. Although founded by the Anglican Church, the Anglican and Catholic Churches have jointly managed St Francis’ Hospital since 1986.
Support St Francis’ Hospital
St Francis Hospital only receives limited funding from the Ministry of Health of Zambia, which results in shortages in nearly every area. However, with these limited resources and a very good reputation St Francis’ Hospital has to deal with an enormous workload.
Because of its good services people are willing to travel far.
Help St Francis’ Hospital to cope and support a project of your choosing. This hospital is your support more than worth. Donate now!
Dr Lalick Banda, Paediatrician & Medical Superintendent
News from St. Francis’ Hospital, Katete, Zambia
Albeit with some delay, the extensive SFH Annual Report has been published. Dr Lalick Banda in the introduction: “The year 2020 was yet another difficult year especially with the outbreak of COVID 19 which has not only created fear among our people but has also put a lot strain on scarce resources. At the peak […]
Sunday, 28th November 2021 from 2 till 4 pm: due to Covid partners meet again via Zoom. In this meeting, where Zambian, UK and European partners are present, major issues will be addressed in the field of fundraising opportunities, projects on hand, possible future projects, but above all: how can partners join forces to be more […]
At St Francis Hospital a new Physio Department has been built. The hospital management, seconded by Project Liaison Officer Ms Rachaeal Nakasunda, aims at opening paid Gym facilities to staff and general public in order to promote health, but also to generate funds to alleviate financial shortages that the hospital faces on a yearly basis […]
Volunteers and guests welcome
Want to visit St Francis Hospital?
Want to visit St Francis Hospital? Or offer volunteer services? You are more than welcome to stay at the Guest House of our newly built Training Center. St Francis Hospital is ideally situated on the way to Malawi or the Luangwa Game Park.
• Guests € 30,- per day, meals included.
• Volunteer student doctors doing electives € 35,- per day, meals included. Please download this information sheet before applying. Then contact contact Mr Fred Ntongwe: fred.ntongwe[at]yahoo.com (*replace the [at] in this email address by the usual @) or telephone. You may find the telephone number of Mr Ntongwe in the information sheet.
Volunteer doctors may offer their services to Dr Lalick Banda, Medical Superintendent, Private Bag 11, Katete, Zambia , stating their skills and intended length of stay.
Small groups of builders, carpenters, electricians willing to execute major maintenance jobs of hospital houses and buildings are also very welcome.
Student doctors and builders: please direct your request to Mr Fred Ntongwe.
To apply you can also use the contact form on this site.