Abstract submission closed

Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA) thanks all those who have submitted their Oral and workshop abstracts for the upcoming 4th National Palliative Care Conference. The conference committee has embarked on reviewing all abstracts received and...

Ministry of Health acknowledges the need for palliative care

The Ministry of Health has acknowledged the need for palliative care in Kenya with the increasing incidence of Non Communicable Diseases. Palliative care is a very important aspect in management of cancer and other chronic illnesses. This was the message from...

Deadline for abstract submission extended

Abstract submission deadline for the upcoming 4th Kenya National Palliative Care Conference has been extended to 15th August 2014. Abstract submission for the 4th Kenya National Palliative Care Conference 2014 in Nairobi has been extended to 15th August 2014. This is...

The Birth of Eldoret Hospice

The birth of Eldoret Hospice originated from Sister Rose Abira who was working at Eldoret Hospital, now Moi Teaching Referral Hospital (MTRH), gynecology section.She came across a woman writhing in pain with a diagnosis of cervical cancer having been discharged to go...

Counseling passion led me to palliative care

Mary Otieno joined the nursing fraternity in 1982 and has since grown to be a qualified counselor in many areas pertaining health. With these great skills, the team at Homa Bay District Hospital requested her to attend a palliative training organized by Kenya Hospices...