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Uganda: Partial scholarships available for diploma course in children’s palliative care

18 December 2013

Mildmay Uganda is pleased to announce that the first 20 applicants will receive a 50% partial scholarship for their recently accredited diploma in paediatric palliative care.

For the very first time, professionals are able to study towards a diploma in paediatric palliative care through Mildmay Uganda. Mildmay Uganda is a specialist HIV&AIDS care and training centre situated on Entebbe Road, at Lweza, South of Kampala. Mildmay Uganda is an accredited centre for higher learning with a license from the National Council for Higher Education.

The Diploma in Paediatric Palliative Care  is a 12 months’ work-based modular course. The course can be undertaken as part time study, allowing students to continue with their employment. The course has been carefully designed to develop students’ competencies in providing quality and holistic palliative care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses, and their families. It develops particular skills in managing and administering integrated Paediatric Palliative Care within a health care system as well as advocating for Paediatric Palliative Care by generating evidence and documenting best practice.

Eligibility: The course is open to recognised professionals in health and/or social care: Nurses, Doctors, Clinical Officers, Physiotherapists, Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists and Spiritual Counselors among others

Tuition is 4,100,000 UGX or $1783 for international students for the entire course; the first 20 successful applicants will receive a 50% partial scholarship

Applications forms are available at Mildmay Uganda at 20,000/=, you can also request one via email:  

Deadline for applications: 28th February, 2014.         Start date: 10th March, 2014.

Should you be interested, please contact the registrar using the following details:

The Registrar
Mildmay Uganda,
P.O.BOX 24985 Kampala
Tel 0392 080568            Fax: 031 2210205

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