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GLOBAL PARTNERS IN CARE: The Student Becomes the Teacher: Expanding Palliative Care Education

Palliative Care Scholarships Offer Much Needed Training Without nurses and other cadres of health care workers trained in palliative care, those in low-resource settings who suffer from life-limiting conditions will continue to struggle with pain and symptom management. This is why Global Partners in Care (GPIC), together with the African Palliative Care Association (APCA), offer […]

GLOBAL PARTNERS IN CARE: GPIC and Partners Support Pediatric Cancer Patients

Muhamed with his palliative care team

Right now, millions of children globally need palliative care. Palliative care is essential for cancer patients – including children with cancer. According to the World Health Organization, “Palliative care for children represents a special, albeit closely related field to adult palliative care”. It is an active and total approach to care, embracing physical, emotional, social […]

GLOBAL PARTNERS IN CARE: AIDS and COVID-19 in Ghana

When Global Partners in Care (GPIC) began in 1999, it was in response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic sweeping through Sub-Saharan Africa. GPIC partner, Matthew 25 House, began in Ghana in 1998 with a similar mission. HIV is one of the deadliest global public health threats in recent history, having claimed nearly 33 million lives to […]

GLOBAL PARTNERS IN CARE: Pamoja Twaweza – Together We Can Win Against COVID-19

Palliative care is unique in its ability to offer a holistic approach to patient care. The capacity to address the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs and adapt to various circumstances makes palliative care special. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, palliative care providers continue to deliver the best possible care within their […]

GLOBAL PARTNERS IN CARE: Palliative Care for all in Need in Uganda

The Global Partners in Care (GPIC) partnership between Center for Hospice Care (CHC) and Uganda’s national association, Palliative Care Association Of Uganda (PCAU), has flourished over the past twelve years resulting in the expansion of palliative care services from 34 to 96 (out of 121) districts in the country. The partnership has supported the education […]