The provision of palliative care in a low-resource setting calls for dedication and innovation, even in the best of times. In rural settings, simply getting to patients – or patients to clinics or hospitals – is a major challenge.
Category: Partnership Stories
Most of our US partners are aware that supporting their sister hospice in the delivery of palliative care services often goes beyond supporting the actual services.
The Rocking Horse Project (RHP) received a referral last year for patient Sarah* (not the patient’s real name) diagnosed with osteosarcoma. The doctors explained that the patient would be undergoing chemotherapy and the amputation of her left leg.
Muhamed is 18 years old and recently finished his Advance-level studies (high school) with exceptionally good scores that rank him as one of the top students in Uganda. What is even more incredible is that this young man is undergoing treatment for cancer.
With financial support from Hospice of Northwest Ohio, St. Luke's Hospital was able to renovate a "block" of the hospital and open a true palliative care unit.
Our international partnerships here at GPIC form the backbone of what we do. Initially, the first thing many think about is sending money overseas, but in reality, the partnerships are about so much more than that.
Global Partners in Care is excited to announce the Global Palliative Care Heroes recognition campaign to honor palliative care workers.
The Rocking Horse Project recently shared some touching stories about children that passed away while in their care in 2020.
Preashnee Sewdayal decided she is going to do an adult nappy drive for Khanya Hospice in South Africa. She has always heard and seen in the media the kind of work that Khanya Hospice nursing staff are doing in a large area. “She surprised us,” says Khanya Hospice CEO, Neil McDonald. “Preashnee arrived with about...
Uplifted Care is partnered with Umodzi Palliative Care Clinic, a part of Palliative Care Support Trust (PCST). PCST recently shared the story of a pediatric patient who was given the pen name “John” for privacy, detailing his battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and the value of the support from Uplifted Care.