WHO Publishes Palliative Care Factsheet

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a factsheet on Palliative Care. The factsheet defines palliative care as: “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients (adults and children) and their families who are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness. It prevents and relieves suffering through the early identification, correct assessment and treatment […]

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Palliative Care Nurse Leadership Programme

The Uganda Palliative Care Nurse leadership programme is an exciting new programme and aims to develop nurse leaders within palliative care in Uganda. Nurses in Uganda have an important role to play in the provision of palliative care, thus by developing nurse leaders it is hoped that we will be able to support the ongoing […]

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Newsletter – May 2015

A person with special needs is entitled to full and equal rights, equal protection, equal respect, equal dignity, and equal comfort care afforded to anyone else. A process has begun that will only pick up momentum in the months ahead as closer working relationships develop. Click here to download Newsletter

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PCAU Brochure – May 2015

PCAU’s mission is to promote and support affordable and culturally appropriate palliative care throughout Uganda and its main goal is to increase access to culturally appropriate palliative through strengthening health care systems in Uganda in collaboration with partners. Click to download brochure

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2014 PCAU Journal

The year 2005 was welcomed with a lot of enthusiasm and hopes for good and prosperous times ahead. Little did my brother Zed1 know that it would turn out to be a year of suffering and shocking news that would change his life completely. Actually to be precise, a year that would take his life […]

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Some photos from the PCAU Soccer Gala 2014

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Palliative care services grow

Infrastructure and manpower to facilitate access to palliative care in Uganda has doubled over the past two years. This was revealed yesterday at a media sensitisation workshop organised by the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU). Palliative care is a specialised approach that involves providing patients with life limiting serious conditions relief from pain and […]

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Advocacy Workshop for District Clinical Palliative Care Officer

The Palliative Care Association of Uganda with the support of Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA) facilitated an Advocacy Workshop in early February. The goal was to empower District Clinical Palliative Care Practitioners with advocacy skills. The tools and strategies presented will help them to positively influence the quality of palliative care services in […]

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Some Photos from the PCAU Conference 2013

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Blessing of new PCAU home

On Friday, 22nd March, 2013 PCAU’s new home was dedicated with a blessing

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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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