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2019/2020 Budget: Dwindling funds for palliative...

The majority of adults in need of palliative care have chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and AIDS....

New drug law will affect terminally-ill patients...

Amandua, who is also a palliative care consultant, explained that the new law only allows medical practitioners to prescribe narcotic medicines.

Uganda hosts palliative care skills training...

Uganda like any other country in Africa has few trained palliative care nurses

Palliative care champions get awards

The awards were given out during a fundraising dinner in Kampala.

Palliative Care still a faraway cry in Africa...

The survey indicated that only about 10% of patients who have terminal illnesses and require palliative care in Uganda, receive the services.

African health ministers meet in Kampala...

Africa has no choice but to invest more in palliative care, says the Prime Minister.

Uganda to host international conference on...

The conference will seek to bridge global palliative care service delivery deficit, especially in Africa

Gov't urged to prioritize health in budget...

“Health is a pressing priority in Uganda so it is crucial that the budget for health is increased."

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