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Our Mission

"To promote and support affordable and culturally appropriate palliative care throughout Uganda."

Job Opportunity: Palliative Care Association of Uganda

The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) is  a membership based non-governmental organization… [more]

Job Opportunity: Palliative Care Association of Uganda Job Opportunity: Palliative Care Association of Uganda

Visiting the Children in Palliative Care

by Halima Nakawooza, PCAU Staff Today I went to Mulago Hospital to meet with Dr. Liz and Dr. Peace… [more]

Visiting the Children in Palliative Care Visiting the Children in Palliative Care

Job Opportunity: Volunteer/ Intern – Communications

BACKGROUND The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) was established in 1999 to support and promote… [more]

Job Opportunity: Volunteer/ Intern – Communications Job Opportunity: Volunteer/ Intern - Communications

Man’s Worst Enemy: PAIN!

By Rose Kiwanuka, Country Director, PCAU A father took his 2-year-old son with severe burns to Nabiganda… [more]

Man’s Worst Enemy: PAIN! Man's Worst Enemy: PAIN!

Caring and Sharing: Meet Mrs. Mary Akello

I was trained as a nurse in the 70s. I started working as a student in Nsambya and later posted to St.… [more]

Caring and Sharing: Meet Mrs. Mary Akello Caring and Sharing: Meet Mrs. Mary Akello

About PCAU

Formally established in 1999 and registered as a professional and National NGO in 2003, PCAU was formed to support and promote the development of palliative care and palliative care professionals in Uganda. It is made up of professionals and volunteers from all over Uganda with an interest in palliative care. Association members share palliative care experience and knowledge, thereby promoting effective palliative care. They are a national voice for its development throughout the country. Goal “To promote and support affordable and culturally appropriate palliative care throughout Uganda.” Vision “Palliative Care for all in Uganda” Renting this house was made possible by PCAU partners Center for Hospice Care in Indiana USA. They have promised continued contributions towards office rent. It is a beautiful house with ample space, as seen above. Quarterly update meetings will now be in our green compound. We are grateful to Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) who have hosted... 

Our Programs

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Sustainability

To establish a secure financial base through strong memberships and partnerships ensuring permanency and relevance of PCAU, and the integration of palliative care services into the health systems.  Read More →

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Information

Information Gathering and Dissemination: To be the central hub for data and information on palliative care service provision in Uganda by collecting, storing and regularly disseminating information to improve services.  Read More →

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Advocacy

To increase awareness, under- standing and effect the necessary procedural changes to achieve the overall goal by 2016.  Read More →

Contact PCAU


Palliative Care Association of Uganda
Physical Address:
Block 383, Plot 8804, Kitende – Entebbe Road
Tel: +256 414 692350 /
+256 312 289 121
Email: conference@pcau.org.ug
or
pcau.admin@pcau.org.ug

Membership

Membership in the association is open to any health professional or any other related professions and interested individuals in palliative care, including community volunteers and caregivers. Read More

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