Andrew Amata

Head of Anesthesia and ICU / Zambia

Andrew is an internationally experienced anesthesiologist. Prior to joining CURE, he served in Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies.  Over the years, Andrew has served in a variety of locations including Guyana, Kenya, United States, Nigeria, United Kingdom, and Burkina Faso.  He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Anesthesiology from the University of Benin in Nigeria, and completed fellowships in pediatric anesthesiology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA; pain management at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; and traditional Chinese Medicine from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.  In 2006, he board certified with the American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine.



Anthony Chisakuta

Consultant Anesthesiologist / Zambia

Dr. Anthony Chisakuta serves as Consultant Anesthesiologist at CURE Zambia. He came to CURE with over 30 years of experience in anesthesia practice, especially in pediatric anesthesia and intensive care, 17 years of which were spent at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and in private hospitals in Northern Ireland. […]


Harold Haamumba

Spiritual Director / Zambia

Harold Haamumba is the Spiritual Director at CURE Zambia, where he has served since the hospital opened 2006. “I and my wife, Rev. Namangolwa Ngonda Haamumba, always saw our calling as working with children. So when the Beit CURE Hospital of Zambia opened its doors, we were excited to be part of the team,” he […]


Giorgio Lastroni

Medical Director / Zambia

Dr. Lastroni graduated from Milan University in Italy in 1997 and always dreamed of working in Africa, with a specific interest in pediatric orthopedics. In 2001, during his postgraduate training, he had the opportunity to work in Uganda with Dr. Norgrove Penny, setting up the first Ponseti clubfoot project in the third world. After completing […]


John Mugamba

Consultant Neurosurgeon / Zambia

Dr. Mugamba serves as the Consultant Neurosurgeon at CURE Uganda. He has been practicing neurosurgery ever since his graduation from the University of Cape Town in South Africa in 2003. Dr. Mugamba worked for one year as a pediatric neurosurgery fellow under Dr. Ben Warf before taking over as the Medical Director. He transitioned […]