Palliative care: for all ages and all diseases

Godfrey, a 12-year-old boy, shows a drawign of a car and a bus. Sunflower Children’s Hospice, South Africa.
Sunflower Children’s Hospice

5 October 2015 -- Twelve-year-old Godfrey was lonely, angry and depressed when he was admitted to hospital with heart failure and tuberculosis. Godfrey had been living with HIV since birth. His parents died long ago. But at the Sunflower Children’s Hospice in South Africa, health and palliative care providers gave Godfrey received the support he needed to improve his quality of life and preserve his dignity up until his tragically early death.