This summer I interned with Global Partners in Care. This included working with the African Palliative Care Association and attending the International African Palliative Care Conference in Uganda.
The 7th International African Palliative Care Conference brought together palliative care practitioners, researchers, advocates and patients for a few engaging, full days of learning and sharing.
Each year, Global Partners in Care and the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) offer education scholarships to enhance palliative care knowledge and skills of nurses and social workers in Africa.
Since the start of the winter season in South Africa, the KwaZulu-Natal province has seen devastating floods. Two of our partners, Khanya Hospice and South Coast Hospice, serve in the most affected areas.
Earlier this year, we learned how HoH Moldova is working with Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war in their country. HoH Moldova has four palliative care teams working throughout the country – two of which are located very near to the Ukrainian border.
Chief Marketing & Public Affairs Officer, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice As a member of Samaritan’s senior leadership team, Rosen provides leadership and oversight for all marketing and public affairs operations to support Samaritan’s mission, vision and strategic goals. Samaritan is a community-based, not-for-profit provider serving the southern New Jersey region. Samaritan provides home-based primary care,...
Health Programs Director, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) Dr. Mmbando is a Health Programs Director at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT). He also heads the ELCT Palliative Care Program – which is the largest palliative care program in Tanzania with about 25 active hospital-based palliative care teams. Dr. Mmbando helped lead the...
President, Centre for Palliative Care Nigeria, Professor of Anesthesia, Consultant anesthesia, pain and palliative care Professor Soyannwo is a cofounder and president of the Centre for Palliative Care Nigeria and is a professor of anesthesia and consultant in anesthesia, pain and palliative care. She has served as the Head of Department of Anesthesia and Dean...
The African Palliative Care Association has a goal to create an Evidence Gap Map of palliative care in Africa. The idea is to create an accessible, searchable and interactive repository of palliative care research conducted in Africa.