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Tel: +256 414 266251
New hospice news app to reach out to African audience
Release date: 30th April 2013
The website and app will enable professionals and others involved in hospice, palliative and end of life care to easily share information, advice and resources and ultimately improve patient care.
Counting the Cost of Living with HIV
Release Date: 8th April 2013
The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) and Measure Evaluation have launched a new study on the cost of HIV Care, Treatment and Support in Africa
World AIDS Day 2012: Statement by Dr Emmanuel Luyirika, Executive Director, African Palliative Care Association
Release date: 30 November 2012
In a statement ahead of World AIDS Day, Dr Luyirika writes on the unique role of palliative care in addressing HIV and AIDS services both in urban and rural African settings.
Millions of older people miss out on end of life care
Release date: 12 October 2012
What is the economic cost of providing care to HIV patients in Uganda?
Release date: 9 October 2012
New scholarship for palliative care training for social workers in Africa
Release date: 18 July 2012
In sub-Saharan Africa, where access to health care services and pain management is scarce, far too many with AIDS and other life-threatening conditions such as cancer are living with physical and emotional suffering, stigma, poverty and isolation. FHSSA, in partnership with the African Palliative Care Association, has created a new scholarship to support training social workers in hospice and palliative care in Africa.
World Cancer Day 2012: Premiere screening of award-winning documentary "LIFE Before Death" and expert panel discussion on Uganda's prioritisation of care for the terminally ill and their families.
Release date: 30 January 2012
The event will take place on 3 February 2012, from 9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. at the Davis Lecture Theatre, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital Complex. Additional details are available in the flyer and media advisory.
World AIDS Day: APCA appoints African Ambassador for Palliative Care
Release Date: 1 December 2011
The appointment of an African Ambassador for Palliative Care ahead of World AIDS Day serves as a welcomed development toward addressing the holistic needs of HIV/AIDS patients on the continent.
World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2011
Release Date: 3 October 2011
Thousands of people in around 80 countries will be coming together at more than 1,000 events to celebrate, support and speak up about hospice and palliative care on October 8.
APCA in the News
Easing Africa's Pain: The Need for Palliative Care
thinkafricapress.com and Human Rights Watch
Cost of HIV care drops
The Daily Monitor
9 April 2011
The pursuit of Happiness
Today in Health. The Guardian
Palliative care on Twitter: who to follow to get started
International Journal of Palliative Care Nursing
Africa: A Palliative Care Meeting Commits to Conquer Pain
25 August 2012
Matinée scientifique sur les soins palliatifs en RDC
24 May 2012
Pain Community News
In the Face of Pain, Purdue Pharma L.P.
24 May, 2012
Ghana host palliative care workshop
7 May 2012
Lend a hand to the terminally ill
7 April, 2012
Des bourses pour les infirmiers africains
Radio France International
23 March, 2012
Bringing Pain Management to Africa: Spreading Relief Through Training
The Nigerian Voice
1 December, 2011
Health Check: Palliative care worldwide
BBC World Service
2 November, 2011