Rolling out Palliative Care in Tanzania using Mentorship and the Palliative Care Toolkit Dr Karilyn Collins October 29 th ...
MUHEZA HOSPICE CARE  founded  2001 Diana Centre  opened in 2003
Mentors <ul><li>All Volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Had a background of palliative care. </li></ul><ul><li>Found own funding...
Trial of Toolkit training manual Tanga  November 2008 All  Mentors teaching from the same book with same training manual
Training of Multidisciplinary Team using Toolkit and Training Manual Ensure availability of Morphine Send Mentor  to  work...
First Tanga Regional Palliative Care Meeting  February 2010
 
Tearfund February 2009 Geita Shirati Shinyanga
Tearfund Toolkit Training  November 2009
Bugando Hospital Training   September 2010
Advantages of Mentorship with toolkit <ul><li>All using Toolkit, no variation in teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence of ...
Disadvantages and difficulties of Mentorship <ul><li>Lack of Supervision of Mentors. </li></ul><ul><li>Culture shock. </li...
Way Forward ?? <ul><li>Mentorship as part of an academic  qualification. </li></ul><ul><li>Agency to recruit and monitor m...
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  • MHC was founded in 2001. Grants from Diana POWMF started with one nurse and 1 N/A Diana centre 2003
  • By 2007 left with only 2 still on the staff. Needed to recruit mentors. First came from Canada, advertised on WHPCO. Other volunteers came through Cardiff Alumni meeting, speaking for USPG and just hearing about the need.
  • Vicky Lavy, one of the 3 authors of the Toolkit wanted to do a pilot of teaching with the teaching manual she had written. This coincided with 2 lots of mentors being in Tanga. Teaching was given to Bombo hospital
  • Out of the programme so far we developed this model for roll out.
  • By Feb 2010 all but one had had mentors and were confidently using Morphine. First regional meeting february. Second funded by true colours was last week.
  • Mentors meeting in Lake district May 2010
  • Scoping 3 sites that TF had partners working in either the hospital or community
  • Toolkit training by PCW. For 3 teams from hospitals with a few community members. At this stage no morphine available in Mwanza
  • Training by PCW in Bugando for Sekuo Toure, the control site for research and Bugando who have a new oncology department . Now have morphine
  • Rolling out palliative care in Tanzania using mentorship and the palliative care toolkit

    1. 1. Rolling out Palliative Care in Tanzania using Mentorship and the Palliative Care Toolkit Dr Karilyn Collins October 29 th 2010 2 nd International palliative care awareness and training seminar
    2. 2. MUHEZA HOSPICE CARE founded 2001 Diana Centre opened in 2003
    3. 3. Mentors <ul><li>All Volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Had a background of palliative care. </li></ul><ul><li>Found own funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Planned up to 2 years in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Took unpaid leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Spent 3 – 6 months with their team. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Trial of Toolkit training manual Tanga November 2008 All Mentors teaching from the same book with same training manual
    5. 5. Training of Multidisciplinary Team using Toolkit and Training Manual Ensure availability of Morphine Send Mentor to work with team Build community links Help team train community volunteers in Kiswahili Help team gain confidence in use of morphine
    6. 6. First Tanga Regional Palliative Care Meeting February 2010
    7. 8. Tearfund February 2009 Geita Shirati Shinyanga
    8. 9. Tearfund Toolkit Training November 2009
    9. 10. Bugando Hospital Training September 2010
    10. 11. Advantages of Mentorship with toolkit <ul><li>All using Toolkit, no variation in teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence of team with morphine. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to get into the community and make necessary links. </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership of team. </li></ul><ul><li>Continuity of personal contact after mentoring on site. </li></ul><ul><li>Fund raising. </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling of achievement. </li></ul>
    11. 12. Disadvantages and difficulties of Mentorship <ul><li>Lack of Supervision of Mentors. </li></ul><ul><li>Culture shock. </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate qualification of Mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting suitable Mentors. </li></ul><ul><li>Funding. </li></ul>
    12. 13. Way Forward ?? <ul><li>Mentorship as part of an academic qualification. </li></ul><ul><li>Agency to recruit and monitor mentors </li></ul><ul><li>3months mentorship as a recognised part of SP reg. training. </li></ul><ul><li>?? suggestions </li></ul>
    13. 14. Thank You for Listening

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