Muheza Hospice Care supports the staff of St Augustine’s hospital who provide palliative care on the wards, in outpatients and in the HIV Care and Treatment centre.
The hospital palliative care team is led by Dr Helga Nnko who has recently gained a diploma in palliative care from Makerere University and is continuing her studies towards a degree. The palliative care lead nurse is Sister Mary Aloyce who gained her diploma also from Uganda in 2004. She is assisted by Sister Harriet Mhina. The social worker is Edgar Ngelangela who is studying for a diploma from IMTU university in Dar es Salaam. The team also includes the hospital chaplain Rev Rogers Chamani and many other trained staff.