The Palliative Care Association of Uganda has made a mark in its efforts to enhance the inclusion of Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) through accessing pain relief and palliative care services in Uganda.
Center for Hospice Care/Hospice Foundation (CHC/HF) is hosting the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) for three weeks from October 24 to November 12, 2022 on an exchange visit.
The Palliative Care Association of Uganda recently released their 2021 Annual Report.
Over the past 13 years, interns from the University of Notre Dame have worked closely with Center for Hospice Care/Hospice Foundation’s partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Uganda.
In 2019, the Ugandan government, in collaboration with PCAU and other stakeholders, launched an Advanced Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing (ADPCN) at its largest nursing school, Mulago School of Nursing and Midwifery (MSNM).
Alice has been a nurse for 37 years and is a patient care coordinator at Center for Hospice Care. Getrude lives in Kyankwanzi District of Uganda with her four siblings (two of whom are also on the RTH program) and their father, who is a farmer.
In December 2021, Denis Kidde made a trip to Uganda, in part to visit PCAU and to connect on our partnership initiatives. This visit to PCAU was the first by a member of the CHC/HF team in almost two years.