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Anne Merriman Hospice Africa Foundation launched in Kampala

International Foundation launched to provide care for the sick and dying in Africa The doctor who pioneered palliative care in Uganda Anne Merriman believes a good death is one of the most basic of human rights. “Every human being on the planet no matter their colour, creed or social background should expect a …

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CANCER: Two more lucky patients return from Aga Khan

Following the breakdown of Uganda’s only radiotherapy machine in early April, cancer patients continue to travel to Nairobi under different programmes introduced to save the situation. Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) are the latest to intervene, and in a statement on Tuesday, revealed they plan to send seven patients to Kenya …

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Uganda to boost palliative care training

  The Minister of Health Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye has pledged to support the scaling up of palliative care training in Uganda in order to meet the need of the country’s seriously ill, dying people and their families. “Despite major achievements, especially the work of Hospice Africa Uganda over the last …

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