US nursing group visits local hospice
Nurses of the Salisbury\Nursing
Group, USA visiting needy families. In the middle is the
Chairman of NHA, Mr. Felix Jumbe Mushi.
By Edward Selasini
A group of visitors from the United States of America visited a non
governmental organization called The Needy Hospice Association (NHA) of
Arusha on 16 January 16 to familiarize themselves with activities of the
The Salisbury Nursing Group (SNG) is under Global service Corps led by
Professor Karin Johnson from the University of Salisbury, USA. The group
visited six families affected with HIV/AIDS and looked after by NHA.
The visiting group donated gloves, disinfectants, nutritional foods and
first aid kits worth US Dollars 150. The SNG managed to visit only six
families out of 200 families
affected by the HIV/AIDS. They promised to send more donations once they
get back to the US.
NHA is involved in the care of the terminally ill-patients (cancer and
their related diseases) and HIV/AIDS.
The Executive Chairman of NHA, Mr. Felix Jumbe Mushi, told the press
that NHA provides home-based care, counseling and creating awareness to
those who have tested positive of cancer and HIV/AIDS.
The organization also takes care of orphans who are left without people
to help them. He thanked the Salisbury Nursing Group from Maryland and
promised to work with them closely in helping the needy in Arusha.