Providing Palliative Care For Sub-Saharan Africa
Charity Number: 1024903 | Email:

  • Running Faster To Stand Still

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The weakened pound means that each pound donated to Hospice Africa now has to go further.

The recent devaluation of the £ has affected many charities working overseas. For us, each £ buys about 15% less Ugandan Shillings than it did a year ago.

Coupled with Ugandan inflation this means we have to raise over 20% more just to keep the value of our support unchanged.

Whatever happens though we are committed to ensuring that the maximum amount of money raised goes to Africa.

We are an all-volunteer organisation and over 96% of funds raised are used for the charitable purposes.

  • AGM Information 2018

    This year’s AGM was held on Sunday 24th June. After the formal business Professor Wilson Acuda, Principal of the Institute for Palliative Care in Africa, described the role of The Institute in palliative care e...
  • Newsletter: April 2018

    Our latest newsletter is the April 2018 edition, you can read the newsletter below You can also download the PDF version of this newsletter: click here In September this year we will be celebrating our 25th A...
  • AGM Information 2017

    This year’s AGM was held on Sunday 25th June. After the excellent lunch and the formal business, there was a presentation from Jim Bennett from Hospice Africa France (Soins Palliatif) and then from Dr Anne.
Hospice Africa UK

Oral Morphine: The Pain Relief Key

Cheap and Non-Addictive

Imagine a world where however bad the pain, the strongest pain killer is just paracetamol.

When Hospice Africa started in Kampala, Uganda, in September 1993 this was the reality for Bashir, aged 8. Bashir had cancer and had just had his arm amputated.

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