Global Health Academy

Strengthening and integrating Palliative Care

A three- year project to strengthen palliative care integration into national health systems in four African countries.

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In April 2012, the UK Department for International Development approved a three-year project through the Tropical Health Education Trust's (THET) Health Partnerships Multi-country Partnership Scheme to support the programme for strengthening palliative care integration into national health systems in four African countries (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia).

The grant was awarded to the Global Health Academy at the University of Edinburgh (UoE), who work in conjunction with the African Palliative Care Association (APCA), and Makerere University Palliative Care Unit (MPCU).

Project Description

The intent of this project is to enhance the provision of quality and comprehensive palliative treatment, care and support for adults and children who are approaching the end of their lives in 4 African countries (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia).

Outcomes

Find out about the outcomes and project outputs from the Strengthening and integrating Palliative Care project.

Resources

Below is a list of teaching resources available in relation to palliative care drawn in from a number of sources locally, nationally and internationally.