The Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), which is the national association, was formed to represent all palliative care service providers in Kenya. KEHPCA’s mission is to scale up palliative care services to bridge the very significant gap between those who receive services and those in need. This encompasses addressing issues of accessibility, affordability and quality.Read more
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients facing problems associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment, treatment of pain, and holistic treatment of other problems including the physical, psychosocial and spiritual. A key component of Palliative care is the support of families and caregivers.Read more
FREE Virtual Conference – Call for Abstracts
Call for Abstracts OPEN! Make the world your audience. The International Palliative Care Network Conference – 2013 is an online conference hosted on the Palliative Care Network Community Site. Participation and access to the virtual conference is FREE!Read more
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