Professor Dr. Anne Merriman,the founder of Hospice Africa Uganda,with Michael Higgins, the President of Ireland. "Dr Anne" received a 2013 'Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad' at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin on 26th November 2013. She has been honoured for her work in palliative care in Africa that stretches over 30 years and includes 20 years in Uganda where she helped establish Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU).
HAU, based in Kampala, has won the coveted 2013 APCA Institutional Advocacy Award. The award was based on the 20 years of patient care, advocacy and education at HAU. Obviously delighted, Zena Bernacca, CEO of HAU and "Dr Anne".
Now read more about the story of Hospice Africa and Hospice Africa Uganda Audacity to Love ~ the history of Hospice Africa by the founder, Dr Anne Merriman.