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New policy to boost uptake of palliative care

New policy to boost uptake of palliative care

For a long time, palliative care has been associated with cancer patients, but this is now changing. Patients with other long-term critical illnesses are taking up these services. Palliative care is the support patients receive with the active, progressive,...

New Kid on the block

New Kid on the block

Makindu Palliative Care Unit (PCU) is currently the new PCU in Kenya. Makindu hospital is located off the Nairobi - Mombassa Highway, in Makueni County. The unit was opened on 22nd February 2021 to serve patients with palliative care needs. “The official launch will...

Psychological Support in Palliative Care

Psychological Support in Palliative Care

Psychological health and support are important in every stage and season in life but more so in Persons Living with Palliative Care Needs (PLWPCNs). It is important that psychological care is provided to PLWPCNs and their families. This can be done through a range of...