About the Authors

Victoria Simms

Victoria.simms@lshtm.ac.uk

Affiliations London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Nancy Gikaara

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Grace Munene

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Mackuline Atieno

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Jeniffer Kataike

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Clare Nsubuga

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Geoffrey Banga

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Eve Namisango

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Suzanne Penfold

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Peter Fayers

Affiliation Department of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Richard A. Powell

Affiliation African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Irene J. Higginson

Affiliation Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Richard Harding

Affiliation Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VS IJH RH. Performed the experiments: NG GM MA JK CN GB EN RAP. Analyzed the data: VS PF SP. Wrote the paper: VS.