Professor Sushma Bhatnagar from India has been awarded the Annual Award for Excellence & Leadership in Palliative Care for citizens of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries.
UK – The Telegraph
The UK Government has said it will allow MPs a free vote on legislation to introduce assisted suicide in the UK.
The all-Ireland Let’s Talk About survey, being conducted by the All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, asks people in Ireland with illnesses that may not be cured to share their experiences, both good and bad.
The Indian Express
With the highest incidence of cancer in India, Aizawl district is held hostage by a silent killer that is crippling not only the city, but the entire state.
US- The Washington Times
“Parents who have just received the devastating news that their child has a significantly life-limiting condition are left floundering with no real options,” writes Mailee Smith.
Australia- ABC Local – podcast
Interview with Ian Maddocks, who was instrumental in reforming practices around caring for people with terminal illness.
Anjali Dogra, anesthesia, pulmonary and critical care fellow, on the four things everyone should know to be better prepared.
ehospice South Africa
The Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) is now accepting abstracts to be considered for the HPCA 2014 conference.
Perinatal death is one of the most difficult and complicated issue to discuss in hospice care today. Parents faced with confronting perinatal death are forced into a rigorous and challenging emotional and mental roller crucible.