Kyrgyzstan – 24.kg
A preliminary work plan for the development of palliative care programs in 2016-2020 has been worked out in Kyrgyzstan, the Ministry of Health Care reported.
US –The Nation
What do people do when they can’t afford end-of-life care?
UK – Life News.com
Tomorrow, 21 June, the Annual Representative Meeting (ARM) of the British Medical Association (BMA) will consider two motions on assisted suicide.
Nepal – The Himalayan Times
Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital received 60 per cent more cancer patients this year compared to the previous year.
US – kdhnews.com
(Family Features) America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Sales of prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012 alone enough opioid prescriptions were written for “every American adult to have their own bottle of pills.”
US – Portland Business Journal
Palliative care is often associated with care at the end of life, but in fact it’s focused on relieving the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness — whatever the diagnosis — and whatever the stage of the illness.
ehospice South Africa
HospiceVisits continue this week with a closer look at Saint Francis Hospice. We managed to have a chat with the CEO Trevor Wiblin, who shared with us his experiences with hospice and before.