Hospice Africa - Uganda International Programs
In 1993, at the age of 59, Anne Merriman founded the first hospice in Uganda, Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU). The palliative care movement burgeoned under Dr. Merriman’s leadership. Presently, Dr. Anne is the Director of Hospice Africa Uganda’s International Programs, supporting new initiatives in Tanzania, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zambia, Sudan, Rwanda and Benin. International Programs also holds annual trainings for initiators in Uganda. To date, this program has taught professionals from 17 Francophone and 14 Anglophone African countries.