COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS
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About Us

GOVERNANCE

St Lucia is a registered non-governmental organization in Tanzania governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees who own the land and property and who oversee the operations.
  • Venance Gwassa, MD, Mbarali District Hospital, President
  • Maryam Mutadha, MD, Chief of Pediatrics, Mt Meru Hospital
  • Deogracious Ngwira, Pastor, Anglican Church of Arusha
  • Aiehi Temu, Accountant
  • Winfrida Mwashala, RN, Founder and Director

STAFF

St Lucia staff is comprised of the nurse director, a staff nurse, three aides and, at any time, between 20 and 25 volunteer community health workers and a supervisor. As volunteers, the community health workers receive extensive on-going training and a small stipend to offset the expense of transportation.

THE DIRECTOR - Winfrida Mwashala, RN

Selected recognition:
  • 2013 Recipient of scholarship to University of Lancaster, England, to obtain distance PhD in nursing
  • 2010 Recipient of Diana Princess of Wales Scholarship to the University of Capetown, South Africa, to obtain a Masters degree in Palliative Medicine
  • 2008 Recognized by the American Nursing Association and given the Caring Spirit Award in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • 2008 World AIDS Conference, Mexico City. Facilitated presentation on community health workers.
  • 2006 World AIDS Conference, Toronto. Shared cutting-edge best nursing practices.

ADVISORY BOARD

Jeremy Bolton, MBD

Nicole Bolton, MBA,MPH

Grete Zemans, MPH

Tom Houston, BSIE, BCS



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Contact Us

Winfrida Mwashala RN, CEO
St. Lucia Community Healthcare Programs
P.O. BOX 11342
Arusha, Tanzania


Phone: +255 784 611 892
Email: stlucianursinghome@yahoo.com

(gifts to children and any valuables should be sent via DHL, Arusha branch)




"Over the years I have increasingly come to believe that, as much as is feasible, care for the chronically ill needs to be accomplished in the community, and that St Lucia's key role is to help strengthen communities capacity for preventive, curative and palliative care."

-- Winfrida Mwashala










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