BLFA Webinar Series
"Lessons and Learnings from a Year with COVID"
with St. Mary's Hospital in Gulu, Uganda
Our Next Webinar:
Join BLFA as we host this webinar featuring practitioners from St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital in Gulu, Uganda, discuss the challenges they face maintaining their pediatric oncology care program during the pandemic. While many hospitals in low income countries had to close their Pediatric Oncology clinics during COVID, St. Mary’s was able to remain open. Learn about their efforts to forge forward despite setbacks and how they continue to bring hope and meaningful treatment to those families that rely on the hospital to cure their children.
April 21st, 2021
7:30 – 8:30am U.S. Pacific
5:30 – 6:30pm East Africa
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ICCARE has been a BLFA partner since January 2018. Initially BLFA funding was used to support expanding ICCARE’s hostel, which started in 2017 and i housed an average of 4 patients per week with a nurse and a cook. With BLFA funds, ICCARE was able to hire a full-time social worker, increase the hostel to 2 houses, provide 2 meals per day, as well as add art and school activities for children…