A picture of Francis Butterfield shared by Zareena Zareena (front left) & Rona flanked by students Interview  by Harare International Students Bereavement programme with children

Island Hospice and Healthcare

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Island Hospice and Healthcare, being a centre of excellence, provides quality palliative care services and support to those with life threatening illnesses and the bereaved through comprehensive direct care, capacity development, partnerships, research and advocacy.

Project Leaders
Beverley Sebastian
Bev A Sebastian, Valerie Maarsdorp, Elias Masendu, Franciscah Tsikayi
Organization Information
6 Natal Road
Harare, Harare 263
Organization Information
6 Natal Road
Harare, Harare 263

Projects (2)

Island Hospice & Healthcare
Zimbabwe / Health

Project Reports

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Feb 26, 2018
How Island Hospice & Healthcare Began
Island Hospice Service (now Island Hospice & Healthcare) was founded by Maureen Butterfield. Maureen's teenage daughter Frances, battled with cervical cancer and died in 1977, a few days...
Jan 16, 2018
Palliative care during a coup
One in sixty Zimbabweans are in need of palliative care services. This is due to a high HIV prevalence rate of 15%, a rising multi-drug resistant tuberculosis burden, and an increased burden of...
Oct 16, 2017
Palliative care for children
Juannetee’s story Juannetee* started coming to the clinic when she was seven years old, having presented with a swelling of the neck which we suspected to be tuberculosis (TB).We referred her...
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