Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Zimbabwe (HOSPAZ) is a national membership umbrella body, registered as a private voluntary organisation (PVO 13/99). It has over 100 members who provide comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services as well as palliative care in Zimbabwe. HOSPAZ mission is to promote palliative care and support palliative care providers through capacity building, mentorship, setting, recommending and monitoring standards of care, advocacy and lobbying and coordinating members’ activities. Governed by an autonomous Executive Board (all Zimbabwean citizens), HOSPAZ has highly competent program staff with extensive experience in various areas of programming; palliative care, HIV, TB, health promotion, comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support, GBV issues, SRH, IEC material development, capacity development and household economic strengthening.
Programming Expertise and Management include: HIV programming, Youths and OVC, Gender Based Violence, Palliative Care, Health Systems Strengthening and Community Systems Strengthening, Providing legal services through partnership legal institutions and law firms, Experience Working with Partnerships, Material Development, Capacity Building, Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting (MER) and Finance and Grants Management
A Technical Adviser and Health & Palliative Care Specialist with massive experience in the NGO sector. Currently, an Executive Director with Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Zimbabwe, a national body that promotes palliative care and supports palliative care providers in Zimbabwe. The position provides overall direction, leadership, organizational management, donor and financial oversight including participating in national, regional and international fora influencing palliative care landscape. For two years, we has worked and built capacity of the legal fraternity to provide pro bono legal services to patients and families facing life threatening illnesses and empowering patients, families and communities on their rights. The work has seen families being assisted to access justice and creating awareness within communities and forming strong partnerships with Legal Aid Directorate, an arm of Ministry of Justice, law firms, Ministry of Health and palliative care organisations.
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