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UNCDA Joins Hospice Africa Uganda to Celebrate 20 Years

The Uganda NCD Alliance recently joined Hospice Africa Uganda in celebrating 20 years of palliative care with a week of celebrations between the 13th and 18th May.

The celebration events included a public presentation on the organisation’s accomplishments, a palliative care research day and public lecture, and business luncheon. The week’s celebrations cumulated in a ‘mini-marathon’ to be held at the Independence Grounds in Kololo, Kampala on Saturday 18th May.

The UNCDA organized a screening both for participants in the marathon which included checks for hyptertension, diabetes, and counselling for those who were found at high-risk.

"We are delighted to join hands with Hospice Africa Uganda to support their work. They have had a huge impact in the care of people living with NCDs are we congratulate wish them continued success on their 20th Anniversary", said Ms Constance Kekihembo, Chief Executive Officer of UNCDA.