Mission, Vision & Values

Is a national Association, operating in across the three regions of Malawi.. It was set up in September 2005.

PACAM operates through a board of Directors and secretariat based in Lilongwe Area 14.


“- A country where all people with life threatening illnesses are free from pain and distress.”



PACAM is a network of individuals and organizations working together to support and develop affordable and culturally appropriate palliative care in Malawi; improving access and building quality.



  • To encourage the holistic care of chronically ill HIVAIDS and cancer patients.
  • To facilitate networking and communication between palliative care providers in Malawi.
  • To promote the development of palliative care services.
  • To increase awareness of palliative care (advocacy).
  • To establish a resource base for palliative care.



PACAM upholds the following values and guiding principles in all its operations:

  • To always strive for excellence
  • Achieving-organizational objectives through partnerships
  • To be result oriented
  • To always promote equity
  • Driven by compassion


WHY PALLIATIVE CARE? To assist patients with HIV/AIDS and Cancer to be pain and symptom free in order to improve their quality of life.