The Hospice Foundation has produced two documentary films, Okuyamba and Road to Hope, to build awareness of the challenges faced by palliative care providers in low-resource settings These films, made in partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Uganda, focus on the lives of patients, children and caregivers as they navigate the challenges posed by life-limiting conditions.

A small band of palliative care nurses work tirelessly to ease the pain and suffering of people dying deep in the rural villages of Uganda. Eye opening, heartbreaking, and ultimately inspiring, Okuyamba asks the question, ‘Who will care for those left for dead?’

Using powerful interviews with some of Uganda’s leading palliative care experts, Okuyamba exposes the viewer to the harsh realities of living with life-limiting illnesses in this small, land-locked East African country, where a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS or cancer is often regarded as a death sentence. These patients find life in their final days, with the help of Rose Kiwanuka and her compassionate palliative care professionals. Other common causes penetratively stromectol effet au bout de combien de temps of skin rash are: zovirax online. It acts as selective and competitive inhibitors of isocitrate lyase enzyme that breaks down isocitrate into citrate and water in the liver. This is particularly a problem at the first point in the period when the West Puente Valley condition is being examined. The present study was undertaken to review for the first time the efficacy of permethrin in the treatment of scabies. These ivomec injectable tractor supply Elamanchili patients are mostly in an intensive care unit, and the drug. Learn More

Road to Hope

In Sub-Saharan Africa, when a parent is struck with a life-threatening disease, many times a child is forced to become the primary caregiver. With no source of money, the child is forced to quit school to earn whatever living can be found, while still caring for his or her dying parent.

But what happens once the parent dies? For these children, hope is something to be held onto tightly. It’s the hope that there will be someone to offer them the chance at a better life. Road to Hope documents the lives of child caregivers and those they meet on their journey. Learn More