By Niamh Blaine, Ciara Sexton & Sarah Redmond
Founded in 1993 by Dr. Anne Meriman, Hospice Africa introduced palliative care in Uganda and has spread to many other countries. Anne tirelessly and continuously aided and eased the final pain and suffering of many patients affected by Cancer and/or Aids and other terminal diseases. This very moving story has inspired the book “Audacity to Love” written by Merriman in 2010, it is an excellent read, a must for volunteers, donors and students of palliative care, proceeds going to Hospice. This is a handbook for any individuals or organizations who see a need for a hospice in their area and have apprehensions due to costs and structure.