Palliative Care Education and Research Consortium (PcERC)

Palliative Care for All in Uganda and Beyond


We are the Palliative care Education and Research Consortium, working in partnership with Makerere-Mulago Palliative Care Unit. Our goal is to provide quality palliative care for all in Uganda and beyond. 


Our mission is to operate a centre of excellence which improves access to quality, evidence-based palliative care for patients and famileis in need through deliverting and integrated clinical service, carrying out research, advocacy, training and capacity building, in collaboration with partners.

About us


"The palliative care training has made a huge impact: I now see the patient as a person and not a disease, I don't avoid difficult conversations, I don't order unnecessary investigations, I see them as part of a family, I do holistic care. It was not like that before."


Doctor, Post Graduate Student in Internal Medicine