Korea – The Korea Times
Terminal cancer patients will be able to receive hospice services at home starting next month.
UK – The Independent
Scientists are now able to diagnose the deadly disease using just a single drop of saliva, known as a ‘liquid biopsy’.
Australia – The Huffington Post
When you come to the end of your life, how do you mark its last moments? This short documentary, Embracing Life, aims to take away the stigma attached to death and dying.
Australia – The Guardian
‘We stay in the public system because we are sustained by a fundamental belief that the true measure of a society is how it looks after its weakest.’
Uganda – New Vision
The purpose of the interactive consultation with global civil society representatives was to provide an opportunity to advise member states in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS) to be held in April, 2016.
In a new feature for the upcoming 2016 #Hike4Hospice, we will be showcasing one Hike site every other Monday. This week we spoke to Trudy Cowan, Manager of Communications and Events at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, in Hamilton, ON.
New research examines health inequalities in childhood cancer.
ehospice South Africa
Since 1986, Helderberg Hospice has touched the lives of more than 20 000 patients and their family members in the Helderberg basin as they faced the challenge of a life-threatening illness.
New research, published by Macmillan Cancer Support on Saturday, found that one in 10 people who died with cancer in England in 2014 spent the last 48 hours of their lives without sufficient pain relief.