Patient stories and News List – Umduduzi
  • International conference comes to Durban

    Umduduzi is delighted to be a partner in the 3rd International ICPCN Conference set to take place from 30 May to 2 June 2018 in Durban. Building on the success of their two previous conferences held in Mumbai in 2014 and Buenos Aires in 2016, the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) will be holding

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  • Wear a hat for children needing palliative care

    The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) has chosen Friday 13 October 2017 to be a day for raising funds and international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care (CPC) services worldwide. The campaign is called Hats On 4 CPC and #HatsOn4CPC on Social media. The day raises funds for children’s palliative care,

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  • An Umduduzi Story

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  • 6 Year old girl gets a final ride home

    This beautiful girl was diagnosed for the first time 4 weeks ago. She has a metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, effectively a very large tumour in her abdomen that had already spread to her bones and spinal column. When we first saw her she was paralysed from the waist down with a broken arm and leg because of

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  • Dr Julia Ambler – Lead SA

      Dr Julia Ambler was nominated as one of February’s LeadSA Heroes in the Sunday Tribune. Over the next few days, supporters can vote for her by sending the name Julia Ambler totribunenews@inl.co.za with the words LEADSA HERO OF THE MONTH in the subject line. For more details see the website www.leadsa.co.za

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  • Terminally ill children given a lifeline

    Wednesday, 13 February 2013 by Justin Foxton   The day is a special one – a day of celebration. It is young Clement’s 11th birthday and he is loving every minute of it. Smartly dressed in a pair of new jeans and a brightly striped t-shirt one would never guess that this was the same

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