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Small grants available from APCA for Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda

The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative For Eastern Africa (OSIEA) have developed a small grants programme to support Strategic Advocacy for Palliative Care and Access to Essential but Controlled Pain Medications initiatives in four East African countries of: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. The deadline for applications will be […]

The Open Society Foundations’ Public Health Program (PHP) is recruiting a Director, Access to Medicines and Innovation

The Open Society Foundations’ Public Health Program (PHP) is recruiting a Director, Access to Medicines and Innovation, to be based in their New York office. The Director will lead PHP’s access to medicines and innovation work, providing strategic leadership and management of advocacy, grantmaking, and movement building activities. We are looking for a respected authority […]

Today is International Childhood Cancer Day

Today is International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. According to IARC (2015), the reported worldwide incidence of […]

Healthcare professionals in Lesotho trained in children’s palliative care

Under the auspices of the ICPCN and in collaboration with the Lesotho Ministry of Health (MoH) a week-long training of healthcare professionals in the principles of children’s pallaitive care took place in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, last month. The training which took place from 16 to 20 January 2017 is being funded by the Open […]