Dr Tania Pastrana, Principal Investigator, ‘Atlas de Cuidados Paliativos en Latinoamérica’, introduces two important initiatives that will increase development of palliative care in Latin America.
Singapore- Channel NewsAsia
The first in a series of getai performances, organised by Lien Foundation and Ang Chin Moh Foundation, took place on Sunday with the aim of getting people talking about death and dying.
Is it not time more questions were raised about the pain burden in the developing world when cheap and effective remedies are available?
Finland- Helsinki Times
Interview with Juha Hänninen, palliative care specialist and advocate of hospice care in Finland.
Laugh, Cry, Live blog
“It’s not about giving up in fear, but letting go with love – and courage,” writes Deborah L. Davis.
The New Indian Express
Cancer related deaths in India, as in China or other emerging economies, are high due to late detection.
Article by Karina Croucher, Lecturer in Archaeology at University of Bradford, about how thinking about the past can help bring people to think about dying today.
ehospice South Africa
To mark International Nurses’ Day, 12 May, ehospice South Africa will be sharing a series of stories this week on hospice nurses in South Africa.
As part of National Volunteer Week in Australia, ehospice will be profiling some amazing palliative care volunteers.
90% of people surveyed agree that all healthcare professionals should receive compulsory training in how to talk sensitively to people who are dying and their families, according to a poll carried for Dying Matters Awareness Week.