About INSTITUTE OF HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE IN AFRICA
The Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa (IHPCA) is the education wing of Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) a not-for-profit NGO which has been working in Uganda for 27 years, supporting the sick and the dying with holistic palliative care to enable a dignified and peaceful end of life. HAU is a model for all of Africa. Its vision is: “Palliative Care for all in need in Africa”
The Institute is licensed by Uganda National Council for Higher Education as Other Degree Awarding Institution and is affiliated to Makerere University. It is a one specialty Institution specialising in Palliative care education, the only one of its kind in Sub Saharan Africa, as such its students come from all over Sub Saharan Africa.
It offers the following academic programmes by distance learning in affiliation with Makerere University:
One- year Diploma in Palliative Care, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Palliative Care and a 2- year Master of science in Palliative Care. It also offers one-year Po
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