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The Project for Improvement of Palliative Care Services for People Living

with HIV/AIDS and Cancer


1. Project Detail



Hospice Africa Uganda

Amount of funding

US $ 42,659


Mrs. Flavia Bakundana

Name of the project

The Project for Improvement of Palliative Care Service for People Living with HIV/AIDS and Cancer

Location of the project


Items that were funded

Clinical equipment and furniture for the Clinical department at Hospice Africa Uganda

Date of grant signing

28 September 2010

Date of commissioning

22 March 2011

Hospice Africa Uganda is a centre that provides palliative care to cancer and HIV/AIDS patients during critical illness and end of life in their homes. The centre has enrolled about 16,000 patients for this year who are being assisted through palliative services. It acquired a new clinical building which will be used exclusively for the patients. Through this project, the new clinical department will be well furnished with all the clinical and furniture that are required. This will enable the department to function more effectively.



2. Grant Contract Ceremony


The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, H.E. Keiichi Kato, has signed the grant contract with Mrs. Flavia Bakundana, Chief Executive Director, Hospice Africa Uganda on 28th September 2010 at the Embassy of Japan.

Press Release  




3. Handing Over Ceremony

First Secretary Mr. Yukihisa Nakano attended the handing over ceremony at Hospice Africa Uganda, Kampala on 22nd March 2011.

Press Release


Ribbon cutting ceremony   Talk with a patient of Hospice Africa