One of PCAU’s strategic objectives is to support advocacy and awareness of palliative care issues throughout the country. This includes engaging with all stakeholders to enable a supportive environment for providers and the services they offer. To help meet this objective, PCAU hosts a biennial conference on palliative care. Center for Hospice Care has co-sponsored...
The Center for Hospice Care/Hospice Foundation (CHC/HF) and Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) partnership focuses on enhancing access to hospice and palliative care in Uganda.
The COVID-19 situation in Uganda has worsened significantly in the past month as the country faces a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases and lack of access to vaccines.
It is estimated that only about 10 percent of the need for palliative care in Uganda is met, but specific data is lacking.
Stephen became a student in the Road to Hope (RTH) program in November of 2012 with the goal of becoming a clinical officer.
In September 2020, PCAU held a training on infection prevention control (IPC) and mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for palliative care workers across Uganda.
Earlier this month, Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports made the long-awaited announcement regarding the opening of schools to complete the 2020 academic year.
Former CHC employee Roberta Spencer now volunteers as an ambassador for the CHC/HF partnership with PCAU, visiting Uganda yearly. With safe travel not possible this year, she reflects on her past trips.
The reopening of schools for candidate classes earlier this month was a busy, exciting time for the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) team and many of our Road to Hope (RTH) children.