US – The New York Times
As it happens, Donald J. Trump is not the only person to announce plans to shut down a personal philanthropy, just the best known.
US – Huffington Post
We are convinced that universal health coverage, with strong primary care and essential financial protection, is the key to achieving the ambitious health targets of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to avoiding impoverishment from exorbitant out-of-pocket health expenses.
China – Health Intel Asia
On Dec 24th, 2016, physicians from six 3rd class public hospitals in Shanghai and Hunan were filmed by CCTV taking bribes from pharmaceutical sales representatives.
US – Fox News
Families of terminally ill cancer patients may be more satisfied with the end-of-life treatment their loved ones receive when it involves hospice care, a recent study suggests.
US – Raw Story
Dr Shoshana Ungerleider, a San Francisco-based hospitalist, has funnelled her inherited wealth into a foundation to improve palliative care.
ehospice Africa edition
Members of the African Palliative Care Association have appointed six new board members to support the advancement of palliative care policy and implementation in Africa.
Health chiefs in Ireland have pledged to help open new hospices over the next three years if they are constructed through community fundraising.
ehospice South Africa
Dust off your takkies and stretch out those muscles and get ready to Lace-Up for Cancer!
At the start of a new year Dr Eamonn O’Neal DL, Chief Executive of St Ann’s Hospice in Manchester, encourages hospices to embrace new opportunities and ensure they are ready to evolve in response to a fast-changing external environment.
The National Quality Forum recently issued a set of national standards for decision aids, which are key resources for improving shared decision making between providers and patients.