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.
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Back to School for Road to Hope Children
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.
Reflections by Roberta Spencer
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.
Back to School for Some Children
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.
The Gradual Reopening of Schools in Uganda
On September 20th, the President of Uganda lifted another phase of COVID-19 restrictions. Entebbe International airport and land borders are now open, and some schools will reopen for candidate classes on October 15th.
How Children are Coping During COVID-19
Schools remain closed with no signs that they will open this year. Some of the children on the Road to Hope (RTH) program, particularly the older ones, are taking this time to engage in other productive activities.
Education in Uganda During COVID-19
Schools remain closed and there is no indication yet when they will open this year. An estimated 15 million children are currently staying home – including the 56 children on our Road to Hope (RTH) program.
Road to Hope Children
At word of schools shutting down because of COVID-19, PCAU mobilized quickly to coordinate the safe return home of children on the Road to Hope (RTH) program.