One of PCAU’s strategic objectives is to support advocacy and awareness of palliative care issues throughout the country. This includes engaging with...
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Supporting Advanced Training in Palliative Care for Nurses
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.
Current Wave of COVID-19 Hits Uganda Hard
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.
Leveraging Technology to Improve Palliative Care in Uganda
It is estimated that only about 10 percent of the need for palliative care in Uganda is met, but specific data is lacking.
Coming Full Circle
Stephen became a student in the Road to Hope (RTH) program in November of 2012 with the goal of becoming a clinical officer.
PCAU Leads Infection Prevention and Control Trainings
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.
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.