Nyeri Provincial General Hospital

Nyeri Provincial General Hospital Location: Central Province, Kenya Population served:234,528 Area has a high prevalence of hypertension, diabetes and heart diseases The hospital has 8 specialists, 16 general physicians and 300 nurses Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Internal medicine Paediatrics Ophthalmology Surgery Mother and Child Clinic Comprehensive Care Clinic (HIV) There are integrated palliative care services […]

Homa Bay District Hospital

    Homa Bay Hospital Location: Nyanza Province, Kenya. Homa Bay hospital is located in an area with a high prevalence of HIV.  The region is also affected by high numbers of HIV related cancers such as Lymphomas. The Hospital has 13 doctors, and 118 nurses Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Internal medicine, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology Surgery, […]

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Location: Rift Valley Province, Kenya Population served:  20 million Area size: the hospital serves a wide catchment area with several satellite clinics in major parts of the Rift valley and other neighbouring provinces. Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Internal medicine Paediatrics Ophthalmology Surgery Mother and Child Clinic Comprehensive Care Clinic (HIV) […]


Rwanda Spotlight

Spotlight on Rwanda. Three visionary speakers share recent experiences of integrating and strengthening Palliative Care in Africa

Rwamagana Hospital

Rwamagana Hospital Location: Rwanda, Eastern Province The hospital serves 16 health centres and 1 prison. Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Emergency Internal Medicine Surgery Paediatrics Ophthalmology Maternity Physiotherapy Dental Mental Health ENT OPD Radiology The Palliative Care team of 20 people includes Doctors, Social Workers, Nurses, Clinical Officers, a Pharmacist and a Lab technician. The challenges […]


CHUK, the University teaching hospital of Kigali is located in the Centre of Kigali city in the District of Nyarugenge. It is the main public health institution in the country. It was built in 1918. In 1928, it functioned as a health centre and later, in 1965 as a  hospital.   From April 1994 to […]

Kibagabaga District Hospital

Kibagabaga District Hospital Location: Rwanda The hospital receives an average of 230 patients every day and has 120 beds.  It sees 1700 referral cases and refers around 900 cases to teaching hospitals each year.  It is staffed by 5 specialists, 13 general physicians, 142 nurses and 265 employees. Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Internal medicine Paediatrics […]


Gombe General Hospital

Gombe Hospital Location: Gombe, Butambala, Central Uganda Population: 250,000 Area size: 20472kms.  Including Gomba, Mityana and Mpigi districts The hospital receives an average of 180 patients daily and has 100 beds. It supervises 21 health centres, receives around 1200 referrals and refers 200 cases to National referral hospitals each year. There are 6 general physicians, […]

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital

GULU REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL Location: Northern Uganda Population: Estimated 1.5 million The hospital serves a wide catchment area in the Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda which includes seven districts. The hospital’s palliative care team is made up of 2 specialist nurses, I clinical officer and I social worker.  All staff currently have full time jobs […]

Kabale Regional District Hospital

  Kabale hospital Location: Kabale Municipality, south western Uganda Population:  1,319,100 Area covered: the districts of Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro and Rukungiri. The outpatient department sees an average of 250 patients each day.  The hospital has a capacity of 280 beds.  It gets around 1,800 referrals and refers out about 100 patients a year to Mulago […]


University Teaching Hospital Lusaka

UTH is the principle medical training institution in the country for Medical Students, Interns, and Postgraduate Doctors. It also provides trains Nurses through the Nursing school located within the hospital grounds as well as Clinical Officers through their college located at Chainama Hills College Hospital. UTH has approximately 1655 beds and 250 Baby cots. It […]

Ndola Central Hospital

NDOLA CENTRAL HOSPITAL Location: Zambia Copperbelt Estimated population: 514.000 The hospital serves a wide catchment area in the 3rd largest city of Zambia and is a tertiary referral hospital for northern Zambia. Ndola is an 800 bed University teaching hospital under Copperbelt University. Palliative Care is at the stage of integration and early stages of […]

Muzabuka District Hospital

MAZABUKA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Location: Southern province Zambia Population: 274,495 Mazabuka hospital is a small government hospital with 160 beds and 5 wards; Combined male and female medical and surgical Labour/maternity Paediatric and isolation Physiotherapy There are Clinics for ARV, antenatal, mother and child, general outpatients and domestic and sexual abuse. There are 3 doctors, 1 […]