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Dr. Nafula W. Esther

   Master of Science and Diploma for Higher Education in Palliative Care

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Dr. Nafula W. Esther

  Qualification

Master of Science and Diploma for Higher Education in Palliative Care

  Specialities

  Locations

HCG CCK Cancer Centre - Nirobi

  Experience

8 Years

Introduction
Expertise
  • Dr. Nafula is a palliative care and pain management specialist with 8 years of experience in medical practice and 5 years of experience in palliative medicine.
  • Her primary areas of interest include chronic pain management, cancer pain management and geriatrics.
  • Her secondary interest lies in dementia care and medical ethics.
  • Dr. Nafula has handled over 2900 cases so far.
Recognition
  • Dr. Nafula is a member of the Kenya Society for Pain.
  • Her team is involved in creating a pain management policy for Kenya.
  • Dr. Nafula is also actively involved in teaching palliative care programmes for healthcare providers across the country across Kenya, taking care of patients and families in need of palliative care and advocating for the availability of opioid analgesics.
Publications
  • Provision of Palliative Care Services for Cancer Patients in the Community in Africa. In Palliative Care for Chronic Cancer Patients in the Community (pp. 259-264). 2021. Springer, Cham.
Area of Interest
  • Palliative Care and Pain Management

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