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Going to school – a fundamental part of a healthy future

August, 2017

Abdu is 13 years old and he was born with HIV/AIDS. Both his parents died when he was young. Since then he has lived with different relatives, but nobody really helped him with his treatment. Abdu came to ... Read More

LATIBU Has A New House

August, 2017

Many of our Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja patients are living in deep poverty. They are staying in shelters or ‘houses’ not suited for human dwelling.
Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja has identified some of the patients ... Read More

A Miracle For Tom

May, 2017

Tom Bagalana was a happy, active boy until August 2015, when he fell from a tree into a cooking fire. The local hospital could not help, so he was referred to the national Mulago Hospital in Kampala for ... Read More

A Day In The Life Of Rays Of Hope Hospice Jinja

Tuesday 14 February, 2017 was a day like most other days at Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja. After morning prayers, conference and a quick cup of tea, two teams of palliative care clinicians and a drivers went off on home visits. Our team had the Nyenga route ... Read More

Back On The Road To Health

Alex , 35 years, was well until February 2016, where he started to get swelling of the left foot and leg. He went to local hospital and was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and ... Read More

Giving Hope Where There Is None

Doreen is 32 years old and a mother of four children. She is HIV+ and was started on ARV medicine for HIV/AIDS. She had a stroke which left her paralyzed in the right side of ... Read More

Leyah Is Now Living A Full Life Again

Leyah Kiwala is 29 years old. Twelve years ago a swelling started in her mouth and continued to grow. Four years later Leyah went for treatment at the National Referral Hospital in Kampala, but ... Read More


Waiting to die: Uganda's untreated cancer patients

ALJAZEERA - With his shoulders hunched forward and his hands curled over the curve of the steering wheel, James Isabirye scans a dusty road in southern Uganda for signs of life. The driver at Hospice Jinja is looking for a narrow inlet, somewhere between a neighbourhood ... Read More

The burden of Ugandas Health Care system lacks palliative care for the terminally ill

Uganda's health crumbling with health care neglected. Children, mothers, the elderly and the sick cannot find solace. Palliative care is non existent. ... Watch Video


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