A three-day Regional Consultation on Medical Education and Training got underway on Wednesday. Organised by the World Health Organization (WHO), the meeting is discussing how the quality and relevance of medical education and training can be improved in the African Region.
The deadline for submission to the Children’s Hospice International 2014 awards is 20 July 2014.
Post by Dr David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Neurology and EAPC Board Member.
“The problem with cancer, is that there are no guarantees,” writes Merry-Jennifer Markham.
Voices in Bioethics
Article on the discussion around physician assisted suicide.
Article by Sukey Forbes, who has recently published ‘The Angel in My Pocket’ following the death of her own daughter.
In Winston Roundtree’s latest story for his webcomic Subnormality!, a time traveler repeatedly visits the hospital room of a young woman who is very ill.
ehospice International children’s edition
Narelle Martin, Nursing Unit Manager at Bear Cottage, a children’s hospice in Sydney, was recently nominated for the Pride of Australia Award.
Helen Buxton from the Uganda HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communications Capacity Building Initiative (KMCC) writes for ehospice about why using infographics is an important part of awareness raising around HIV/AIDS.
ehospice South Africa
Marguerite Pettipher joined Helderberg Hospice as a Home Care nursing sister three years ago.