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
Small Grants Programme
Palliative Care Development in Africa: Small Grants Programme
Application Guidelines for 07th March 2014 submission deadline
The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care.Read more
Launch of the National Cancer Control Strategy