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
In late October Sue and Jamie Mumford will be going back to Ethiopia along with UK volunteer Tim Morgan. Sue and Jamie will be spending time teaching healthcare professionals from other NGOs about providing community palliative care, and further promote the work of Hospice Ethiopia. They will also meet with the HE director Ephrem and … Continue reading Preparations Being Made for Hospice Ethiopia Visit in October 2017
International palliative care experts – Professor Anne Merriman, Dr James and Sue Mumford, community specialist palliative care nurse, and Sr Bernadette Basemera – visited Hospice Ethiopia last month to take part in teaching and to advise the organisation on marshalling their resources to survive the loss of a major funder. See ehospice.com for full article: http://www.ehospice.com/Default/tabid/10686/ArticleId/14159# … Continue reading International Team Visits Hospice Ethiopia
Two health professionals from Norfolk have returned home after providing palliative care to patients in Ethiopia. Full article at NHS Norfolk Community Health and Care, http://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk/Whats-happening/2012/local-health-professionals-share-palliative-care-expertise-with-patients-in-ethiopia.htm
This clip introduces the work of Hospice Ethiopia in Addis Ababa. This is the first hospice in Ethiopia to provide palliative care for a population of eighty-five million. Here we see a senior nurse explaining the role of Hospice Ethiopia and providing symptom control care to patients in their own homes.