We have had a very busy and enjoyable week with the Director of Hospice Ethiopia, Ephrem in the UK. First stop was the University of Surrey for a workshop about a research project looking at using mobile phone technology to extend palliative care and symptom control to remote rural areas of Ethiopia. The rest of … Continue reading Ephrem visits the UK!
Aylsham Rotary club has raised an amazing £3000 to pay for Yohanna, a nurse at Hospice Ethiopia, to go to Hospice Africa Uganda in Kampala to study for her diploma in Palliative care. Yohanna has said the following about this fantastic opportunity: "My role as a palliative care nurse is to take greater responsibility for … Continue reading Aylsham Rotary club donation
We've just had the quarterly report (for October-December 2017) from Hospice Ethiopia director, Ephrem. We were thrilled to read that following a visit to HE towards the end of last year, Ethiopiaid (based in Bath, UK) has given them £28,600! More about Ethiopiaid can be found on their website: http://ethiopiaid.org.uk/ Ephrem has been awarded a bursary and confirmed … Continue reading January update
Sue and Jamie attended a fascinating one day conference in Oxford on the 23rd September, organised by Palliative Care Works, another UK registered charity that HE UK works closely with. Two of the delegates who gave presentations had been taught by Sue and Jamie in Addis Ababa in March. Sister Emebet & Dr Aklilu have received bursaries from … Continue reading Sharing Experience of Global Palliative Care conference
Photo of attendees at a week's palliative care course that Sue and Jamie Mumford ran at the Alert Hospital, Addis Ababa in March 2017. 20 doctors and nurses working in anaesthetics and emergency care received training in the ethos of palliative care, pain, and symptom control including prescribing morphine and communication skills. It is important that … Continue reading Palliative care course at the Alert Hospital, Addis Ababa