Makerere and Mulago Palliative Care Unit
Based in Kampala, Uganda - it is our main partner in Uganda. It is an academic unit within the department of medicine at Makerere University working clinically across the Mulago hospitals site; the national referral service. The vision of MPCU is access to evidence-based, quality palliative care for all in need in Uganda, subSaharan Africa and beyond. through the scale-up and implementation of a sustainable, Ugandan-led model Palliative Care Unit in collaboration with our partners, which delivers and demonstrates a quality evidence-based service at the Mulago hospital site and carries out research, training and capacity building. Its key priorities are clinical service provision, education and training, advocacy, research and sustainability. Cairdeas has been instrumental in the initiation, development and ongoing work of MPCU.