During the past year, the PEPFAR-funded Palliative Care Project added seven new sites which were transferred from another NGO and will add three new sites in the Mwanga District soon. Each of these sites will have a team of 10 people who deliver end of life care to terminally ill HIV/AIDS patients.
These Community Health Workers are supervised by a nurse at the nearby health facility. These Nurse Supervisors are participating in training programs to improve their clinical and management skills.
Project staff have developed strong working relationships with government officials in both the Same and Mwanga Districts to avoid duplication and assure maximum benefit of all the health programs in the area.