The Palliative Care Association of Malawi is a network of individuals and organisations working together to develop Palliative Care in Malawi; improving access and building quality. PACAM aims to strengthen this Support Network for Palliative Care Programmes and Care-Providers. PACAM is the international voice of Palliative Care in Malawi.
PACAM has built up strong working relationships with the: main health care service providers (Ministry of Health and Christian Health Association of Malawi) health training institutions (College of Medicine, Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi College of Health Sciences, CHAM training institutions) and drug policy makers (Ministry of Health and Pharmacy Medicines and Poisons Board).
PACAM has a growing number individual members (over 500), member organizations and international supporters. PACAM updates members through quarterly regional update meetings which provide ongoing education to health care workers and to keep them informed of palliative care developments in Malawi. Every year PACAM marks world palliative care day with a sensitisation and networking event.
Everyone in support of the aims of PACAM is welcome to become a member. Please fill in a membership form and pay the annual membership fee to the office. Fees are K 1,500 for individuals (student discount K 750), K 5,000 for Organisations and $30 for international supporters.