News Roundup 5-11 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

5 July

India: Hindustan Times – Make them feel relevant

Belgium: Medwire News – Call for palliative care awareness in COPD

6 July

India: The Hindu – Palliative care sans home care materials, funds

8 July

Taiwan: Taipei Times – Government looks into ‘futile care’

Myanmar: Channel NewsAsia – Lien Foundation to develop palliative care initiatives in Myanmar

International: IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest July 2013 – Dr Derek Doyle receives the EAPC Award 2013

9 July

Canada: Edition – Funny obits bring new life to a dying art

USA: mobi health news – San Francisco hospice launches app to educate, assist doctors

10 July

Thailand: The Guardian – HIV in Thailand: how we moved our Aids care into the community

Japan: Japan DailyPress – Survey: 70% of Japanese have no interest in terminal care management

Japan: Kotaku – In Japan, living people are lying in coffins

11 July

South Africa: New York Times – Mandela’s kin face gray area on end of life

Switzerland: The Local – Aided suicide in question after botched diagnosis

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