Andrew Amata

Consultant Anesthesiologist / 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

Head of Anesthesia / Zambia

Dr. Anthony Chisakuta serves as an 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. […]

Felicidad Felicilda

Consultant ENT Surgeon / Zambia

Felicidad C. Felicilda, MD, is an experienced ENT (ear, nose, and throat) – head and neck surgeon. He graduated with his Doctor of Medicine degree from Cebu Institute of Medicine in Cebu, Philippines, and completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery from Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila, Philippines. He has been Chairman of the Department of ENT – Head and Neck Surgery at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center and Southwestern University College of Medicine. Dr. Felicilda joined CURE International in 2019. […]

Juliane Hachaambwa

Nurse Matron / Zambia

Juliane Hachaambwa serves as Nurse Matron at CURE Zambia. In this role, she oversees the nursing department at Cure Zambia. Juliane has been a Nurse Matron at CURE Zambia since 2015. Prior to joining CURE, Juliane worked as a nurse in the USA. She worked at two magnet designated hospitals, Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York. While at Highland Hospital, Juliane worked at Evarts Joint Center, which is part of the University of Rochester Medicine. The center is highly ranked for NIH research.

Juliane holds a Master of Public health degree (MPH) from the University of Zambia, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Bethel University in St Paul Minnesota, USA. She is happily married with 3 girls. 

“It’s such a blessing to be a part of the great work that God is doing among his people.”

Steve Hitt

Executive Director / Zambia

Steve Hitt has served in healthcare administration and consulting for over 30 years, including time in health systems in Florida and North Carolina. A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Steve also holds a BA in political science from George Washington University and an MA in health care administration from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Steve and his wife Else hail from Gainesville, Florida.

Terence Kombe

Spiritual Director / Zambia

Terence Kombe serves as the Spiritual Director at CURE Zambia. He graduated from the Theological College of Central Africa and obtained a Bachelor of Theology with a Majors in Pastoral, Education, and Missions. Previously, he served as a Pastor at Brethern in Christ BIC at as a Senior Pastor at Kingdom Assembly Ministries. In addition to ministry, he worked as a Vice Principal for a secondary teacher training college as well as a part-time lecturer at the University of Zambia.

Terence likes the fact that his role at CURE consolidates his three majors (Pastoral, Education, and Mission) and provides a rare privilege of reaching out to children and others beyond the pulpit. He is married with four children (3 girls and a boy) and spends time playing soccer, badminton, volleyball, and chess in order to reach out to more people.

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 […]

Ilho Moyo

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon / Zambia

Chaanga Mungalu

Storyteller / Zambia

Chaanga serves as a storyteller for CURE Zambia. He is very passionate about visual storytelling with a bias towards stories that have a positive impact on society. Chaanga is a digital content creator and entrepreneur who finds true satisfaction in documenting the great works and life-transforming stories at the hospital.

Sindula Tshoma

Anesthesia Medical Officer / Zambia