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.
Articles found here are from our monthly Partnership Newsletter.
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.
One of PCAU’s strategic objectives is to support advocacy and awareness of palliative care issues throughout the country. This includes engaging with...
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.