US – MTV News
Is it fair that teens are treated as adults under the law for committing crimes, but not when it comes to decisions about their own lives?
India – The Hindu
In an attempt to facilitate peaceful and dignified last days to terminally ill patients, Telangana government is planning to set up an exclusive palliative care facility in Hyderabad.
The Netherlands – Medical XPress
Around one in three Dutch doctors would be prepared to help someone with early dementia, mental illness, or who is ‘tired of living’ to die, reveals a small survey published online in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Singapore – Lien Centre for Palliative Care
Being held in Singapore from 8 to 10 April 2015, this course is aimed at any medical practitioner who is interested to learn about Palliative Care.
ehospice International children’s edition
A visit to children in hospital with palliative care needs by Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo highlights an encouraging move towards integration of palliative care into provincial health services.
Helen & Douglas House have launched online training modules for those facilitating and participating in clinical supervision, as well as managers and organisations wishing to review, refresh or set-up clinical supervision for their staff.
The National Gallery of Australia each month runs a popular First Friday with a Friend tour in Canberra for people living with dementia and their carers.
Creation of awareness on childhood cancers needs to be a priority to all and should be done fast in Kenya as well as globally. Let’s all Act Now for the kids.