Project information

Palliative Care Training

To run a training workshop for 12 African healthworker on how to administer morphine to help relieve the pain experienced by patients living with terminal illnesses.

Participants will also be trained to train others and will pass on these vital skills to 60 additional healthworkers per year.

One week

Charity information: African Palliative Care Association UK

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  • Need

    Need

    Few doctors in West Africa have received palliative care training. As such millions of terminally ill pateints experience long, painful and distressing deaths. By providing training in how to adminster opioids this project will dramatically impove patients quality of life.

    Solution

    As a result of this workshop 12 doctors will be skilled in the administration of opioids which are essential for effective pain management. By training these participants how to train others this project will have a far reaching impact

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To improve the lives of people living with terminal illnesses

    Activities

    » Training workshop for 12 healthcare professionals

    Success will be measured by the number of health workers who are proficient in adminstering opioids and how many people these skills have been passed on to.


  • Impact

    Impact

    This project will ensure many more health workers are trained in the adminsistration of opioids

    Risk

    There are no risks

    Reporting

    Regularly

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £12,500

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      £12,500 Training workshop Workshop
  • Background

    Location

    Accra, Ghana, West Africa

    Beneficiaries

    People living with life-limiting illnesses

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Considerable experience

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Fatia Kiyange

    Acting Director of Programmes