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The 9th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa Conference – highlights from the first day

The 9th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa Conference – highlights from the first day

APCA Executive Director, Dr Emmanuel Luyirika, presented on the need for palliative care services to address Africa's cancer burden. Read his summary of conference highlights here. Read more
MSc and PhD palliative care scholarships for Africa-based healthcare professionals

MSc and PhD palliative care scholarships for Africa-based healthcare professionals

The Cicely Saunders Institute scholarships will allow students to gain essential qualifications, skills and experience to meet palliative care needs in Africa. Read more
New resource for journalists reporting on palliative care issues

New resource for journalists reporting on palliative care issues

APCA's factsheets for media houses help ensure Ugandan journalists accurately collect and disseminate news on palliative care as a human rights issue. Read more
Theme announced for 2015 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

Theme announced for 2015 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

The theme of this year's World Hospice and Palliative Care Day addresses ‘hidden patients’ with ‘hidden lives’ for whom the need for palliative care is not recognised. Read more
Kenya study findings show integrated palliative care improves outcomes for people on treatment for HIV

Kenya study findings show integrated palliative care improves outcomes for people on treatment for HIV

A new study published this week in Lancet HIV shows training HIV outpatient nurses improves patient psychosocial, quality of life and psychological morbidity. Read more
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