Visitors from Ireland

September 29th, 2018

John Conroy brought a group of 9 Irish volunteers to Jinja . They visited Hospice Jinja and experienced the work on the ground.They made a very generous donation to Hospice Jinja the result of great fundraising activities before their visit.A…

Wheel Chairs as Part of Palliative Care

May 2nd, 2018

Many of our clients are confined in bed in dark rooms as they cannot walk and thus totally dependent on care givers to carry them around.

Godfrey is 50 years old. He came to Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja in…

Clinical Care Activity

March 2nd, 2018

In 2017 RHHJ cared for a total of 728 patients in nine of ten districts in Busoga Region and Buikwe district. On average we had 424 active patients per month on program with 3,951 patient contacts made. A total of…

A Day in the Life of Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja.

December 1st, 2017

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…

Hospice Jinja welcomes Irish Visitors

August 22nd, 2017

A group from Ireland visited Hospice Jinja last week. They spent a day with the team and traveled to the villages visiting the patients in their homes. They were able to see at first hand the work of Hospice bringing…

Hospice Jinja establishes New Outreach Clinics

June 12th, 2017

Hospice Jinja has extended its activities to Buyende and Bugiri districts. There are many patients and families suffering with life limiting illnesses in these districts that required palliative care. Community volunteer training and sensitization meetings were held with local community…

Continous Medical Education

April 10th, 2017

The Hospice Jinja team meets every morning where complex patients’ symptoms and main distresses are discussed and treatment plans¬† put in place. This provides an avenue to dialogue on how to provide the best possible care , to learn from…

Change of Vehicle for Hospice Jinja

January 30th, 2017

A welcome change of vehicle as one of our vehicles was on its last legs. Our outreach and mobile care programmes are totally dependent each day on our 3 vehicles. Reaching patients especially those in rural areas involves driving long…

Support for the very poor

December 12th, 2016

In an effort to alleviate the extreme poverty of some patients the comfort fund has now been extended and food parcels have been introduced. These parcels contain rice, beans, sugar and soap. They  are received with great gratitude.

Sad News

September 26th, 2016

It is with deep sadness that we regret to announce the sudden death of Joy , a loyal member of Hospice Jinja team. Joy has been with Hospice since its foundation in2005. She epitomized her name and always had a…