World media roundup – 10 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Experts discuss improvement of medical education and training in Africa

WHO Africa

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.

Children’s Hospice International 2014 achievement awards

IAHPC Newsletter

The deadline for submission to the Children’s Hospice International 2014 awards is 20 July 2014.

Neurology guidelines: one step closer

EAPC blog

Post by Dr David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Neurology and EAPC Board Member.

With advanced cancer, there are no guarantees

Kevin MD

“The problem with cancer, is that there are no guarantees,” writes Merry-Jennifer Markham.

End of life discussion: what are the roles of physicians, governments, and patients?

Voices in Bioethics

Article on the discussion around physician assisted suicide.

Losing a child and learning to grieve


Article by Sukey Forbes, who has recently published ‘The Angel in My Pocket’ following the death of her own daughter.

A webcomic about a time traveler trying to comprehend terminal illness


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.

Top Australian award nomination for Bear Cottage manager

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.

Uganda: KMCC launches new HIV/AIDS infographics

ehospice Africa

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.

Meet Sr Marguerite Pettipher

ehospice South Africa

Marguerite Pettipher joined Helderberg Hospice as a Home Care nursing sister three years ago.

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