St. Francis Referral Hospital – SFRH is a nonprofit making organization belonging to the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Ifakara. It is a 371 beds Hospital, with registration number 053002 acquired on September 06, 1997. The Hospital was declared a District (Council) Designated Hospital for Kilombero and Ulanga Districts in 1976 with catchment population of about 600,000 habitants. In 2010, the hospital was upgraded to the level of Referral Hospital at Regional Level which carter for the whole region of Morogoro. SFRH offers preventive, curative, rehabilitative and teaching services. SFRH is divided into departments for Surgery, Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Chronic Diseases and Intensive Care. Additionally, there are outpatients’ departments and wards for Tuberculosis, Dental Medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, Leprosy, Rehabilitation, an X-ray department, laboratory and a special laboratory for the production of infusions. Outpatients are examined and treated in new building situated in front of the hospital, with departments for eye diseases, skin diseases and HIV/AIDS. In the Outpatient Department about 100.000 patients are treated per year. Likewise, in the Inpatient Patient Departments (IPD), average patients numbering to 16,480 (16,690 + 16360 + 16390/3) were treated in 2014, 2013 and 2012.