Sister Leonilla Ifunya, Doctor in Tanzania

Sister Leonilla Ifunya, a doctor in charge at Cardinal Rugambwa Hospital in Tanzania, shares why she become a health worker and remembers former patients—mothers stigmatized by their families after testing positive for HIV/AIDS.

Our Involvement

Doris Mwarey interviewed Sister Leonilla while she was in Tanzania to pilot a training for users of the country’s human resources information system (HRIS). CapacityPlus collaborates with IntraHealth International’s Tanzania Human Resource Capacity Project to strengthen the understanding and use of the system. Sister Leonilla attended the training and learned skills for using the HRIS for managing health workers.