Catholic Diocese of Kigoma


The mentioned date will always be remembered in the history of Kabanga Referral Hospital. This is because on that date Kabanga referral Hospital was graced with the coming of Honorable Dr. Seif Rashid (Mb) the Deputy Minister of Health


who represented Honorable Kayanza Mizengo Peter

Pinda (Mb), The Prime Minister on th


e official Inaugural Ceremony of newly constructed Theatre & ward buildings.


The guest of honour was hosted by Archbishop Paul Ruzoka of the Archdiocese of Tabora, the then Apostolic Administrator of the Kigoma Diocese. The Archbishop solemnly blessed the building soon after the inaugural act by guest of Honor. Other important dignitaries to flank the occasion were the R.C of Kigoma Lt. Col. (ret.) Issa S. Machibya, TEC Health Secretary Dr. Kigadye, Representatives from Christian Social Services Commission & KFW, D.C Kasulu Mr. Dan Makanga, Hospital Director Fr. Sebastian Nzabhayanga and many others.

It should be remembered that the construction and rehabilitation of the buildings was made possible due to financial assistance from the Development Bank of Germany famously known as KFW in Collaboration with the government of Tanzania and in Partnership with CSSC.

Following the government’s decision to raise the hospital to a referral level in 2010, the construction of the buildings that started in 2008, aiming at modernizing the hospital which was established in 1950 adds a dot to the hospital’s efforts in coping with her newly granted referral status.

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