UPR Palliative Care Fact Sheet

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Joint Civil Society Report on Palliative Care in Uganda

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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 who allowed us to visit palliative care patients and placement students. Mulago Hospital is the National Hospital of Uganda that accommodates 95% of people in the nation. The best doctors and medical workers are in Mulago […]

Man’s Worst Enemy: PAIN!

By Rose Kiwanuka, Country Director, PCAU A father took his 2-year-old son with severe burns to Nabiganda Health Center III, in Butaleja District. The boy was screaming in pain and the father was in agony. “Help, help!” the father called out in confusion. Everybody started calling the nurse to help and literally the whole place […]

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. Anthony’s Hospital in Tororo. I came back to Mulago for further training. In 1987 I went to Nairobi National Hospital and that is when I learned about HOSPICE. I have been a palliative […]

Parliamentarian Workshop on Palliative Care

In partnership with the Ministry of Health PCAU recently organized a Parliamentarians’ Palliative Care meeting. The purpose of this meeting was to raise awareness of Palliative Care among the members of parliament. PCAU works with the Ministry of Health to promote the scale up of Palliative care service provision in the districts of Uganda so […]

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Contact PCAU

Palliative Care Association of Uganda
Physical Address:
Block 383, Plot 8804, Kitende – Entebbe Road
Tel: +256 414 692350 /
+256 392 080713
Email: conference@pcau.org.ug


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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