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Edgar Ngelangela, hospice administrator and social worker, visits St Michael’s hospice in UK

In October 2016 Edgar Ngelangela finally got a visa to visit the UK and came to the multidisciplinary  international course at St Christopher’s hospice in London followed by 5 weeks attachment at St Michael’s hospice in Herefordshire. he said ” What I have learned at St Christopher’s and experienced in St Michael’s hospice will be […]

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Change in Administration

In November 2015 Clare Chizazi left the post of Administrator with Muheza Hospice Care to train as a nurse. The post has been filled by Edgar Ngelangela  who has  been with MHC for the past 7 yrs as  social worker.  Edgar will be assisited by Rev Rogers Chamani who has recently gained a diploma in […]

Social Worker Sara Higginson visits Muheza October 2014

Sara Higginson, an experienced social worker recently retired from St Michael’s Hospice in Herefordshire, visited Muheza Hospice Care for 5 weeks this autumn. She worked with the staff, teaching them how to deal with bereavement with children and helping them face the stigma of HIV. She also joined the new UNESCO programme that visits schools […]

New Hospice Administrator

Muheza Hospice Care has been taken under the wing of the Anglican Diocese of Tanga and Bishop Maimbo Mndolwa has appointed Clare Chizazi to be the hospice administrator. Clare has been associated with the hospice over many years and comes with a huge amount of experience in both palliative care and administration.  After gaining her […]

Death of one of Hospice Founders, Christopher Mnzava

    On January 13th 2013 Christopher Mnzava, the chairman of Muheza Hospice Care and until his retirement in April 2012, its Administrator, died whilst on route to Dar es Salaam to get medical treatment. He had been one of the founders of MHC in 2002 and had worked tirelessly for the charity since its […]

End of Funding from the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund

Since 2002, MHC has recieved generous funding from the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. They have been instrumental in shaping the service as it now is and have been  the encouragement that led to the roll out programme, and to getting palliative care into all of Tanga Region. Sadly the fund is closing in […]

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Bathlomew Bakari to leave MHC

Bathlomew started doing palliative care in Teule hospital in 2001 under the leadership of Dr Karilyn Collins. He gained a diploma in palliative care from Makerere University and in 2006, when Karilyn left Tanzania, he took over role of palliative care physician and led the team. He has been studying for a BSc in palliative […]

Retirement of Christopher Mnzava

Christopher Mnzava has played an important part in Muheza Hospice Care from the start. He was chairman of the NGO from the beginning and on his retirement from being the DACC in 2004 he became the hospice administrator. He has been an inspiration to all the staff and we would like to thank him for […]

Muheza Hospice Care celebrates their 10th anniversary

On 31st March 2012 MHC celebrated their 10th anniversary. The guest of honour was the Right Reverend Maimbo Mndolwa , Bishop of Tanga. Guests included Dr Sarah Maongozi from the Ministry of Health, Dr Elias Mganyisi from the Tanzanian Palliative Care Association and several other distinguished visitors. Pictures of the celebrations can be found in […]