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.
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.
Patient stories from Nkhoma Mission Hospital
Nkhoma Mission Hospital located in Malawi recently shared several patient success stories with us! They partner with Hospice of the North Coast in California through GPIC. Here are the stories in the staff’s own words.
The Impact of Global Collaboration
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.
On Friday, October 9th the team at Global Partners in Care (GPIC) donned hats and masks to support the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) event #HatsOn4CPC – Hats (and Masks) on for Children’s Palliative Care. Every year, on the second Friday in October, ICPCN holds a virtual awareness event highlighting the global need of...
More Than Comfort: My Pediatric Palliative Care Journey
John Couri, University of Notre Dame, Junior, GPIC Intern Danny Thomas, the founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, said, “No child should die in the dawn of life.” Danny had a dream when he opened the doors of St. Jude in 1962, and it has lived on ever since. When I first reflected on...
Hospice of the North Coast’s “Mission Possible” Tells a Compelling Story of Helping Terminally Ill Malawian Experience a Peaceful Death
Story originally from osidenews.com Carlsbad CA— An impoverished community in a landlocked country in Africa. An upscale coastal city in Southern California. The story of Hospice of the North Coast’s (HNC’s) Global Partnership (GP) with Nkhoma Hospital in Malawi spans more than 10,000 miles and two vastly different cultures connected by a strong, shared commitment...