We are pleased to announce that Phil Newbold has assumed the role of interim chief executive officer of Center for Hospice Care (CHC), Hospice Foundation (HF) and Global Partners in Care.
Category: Partnership Stories
Cyclone Freddy Causes Widespread Destruction
Tropical Cyclone Freddy has devastated parts of southeast Africa, and Malawi has been hit particularly hard by heavy wind, rains, floods and landslides.
South African Floods Hinder Hospice Care at Home
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.
2021 Global Partnership Award Winners
We are proud to announce that Hospice of the North Coast and Nkhoma Mission Hospital are the winners of the 2021 Global Partnership Award.
When Funding Gets Tight
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.
Providing Holistic Care Includes Infrastructure Needs
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 – Rays of Sunshine
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.
Kawempe Home Care – Defying the Odds
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.
Partnership Helps Palliative Care Blossom in Zomba, Malawi
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.