Palliative Care is Everyone's Business

Creator: Kenya Hospices and Palliative care Association (KEHPCA)

Contact: Dr. Zipporah Ali, zippy@kehpca.org

Description: This video showcases the work that is going on in Kenya to integrate palliative care in the public health sector. Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA) is an example of organizations working to advocate for the rights of the patient. They ensure that patients have access to a holistic approach of treatment by which pain management and emotional support, such as spiritual and psychological needs, are addressed. KEHPCA is working with partners at the local and national level to integrate palliative care into the existing public health system and to build the capacity of health care workers.

Country: Kenya
Population: People with Cancer, People with Chronic Pain
Issue: Palliative Care
Length: > 30 Minutes
Language (Spoken): English
Language (Subtitles): None