Dr. Dixon Chaponda Tembo

Anesthesiologist / Zambia

Dr. Tembo serves as a Consultant Anesthesiologist at the CURE Children’s Hospital of Zambia. Previously, Dr. Tembo worked at Barrick Gold Lumwana in the Northwestern Province in Zambia as a general manager of Lumwana Town. He joined Barrick Gold Lumwana as a Medical Superintendent and progressed as a Health and Safety Manager. He also worked as a Consultant Anesthesiologist at the Wusakile Mine Hospital in Kitwe.

Dr. Tembo graduated from the University of Zambia School of Medicine and received his postgraduate diploma in Anesthesia from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He received his training fellowships from the World Federation of Anesthesiologists and was the visiting fellow in cardiothoracic anesthesia at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, USA, and the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cate Town, South Africa.

Dr. Tembo is married to Mulenga and has three children and six grandchildren.