World media roundup 14 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

B.C. Court of Appeal upholds ban on assisted suicide

Canada- CTV News

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has upheld Canada’s ban on physician-assisted suicide in a split 2-1 decision.

Palliative care providers oppose Bill 52, Quebec should listen

Canada- Montreal Gazette

Opinion piece on Quebec’s proposed legislation on medically assisted death.

Living in the face of death at hospice centre

The Indian Express

Article about the Chandigarh Hospice Centre which opened with 10 beds in 2003 and now has 20 beds.

About 3,600 people in Armenia need daily palliative care

ARKA News Agency

To coincide with World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, this article outlines the current state of palliative care in Armenia.

Dispelling the myths: hospices and palliative care are generally just for old people

ehospice Australia 

Article by Dr Simon Cohen, pain specialist and paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Bear Cottage, on paediatric palliative care.

Athletes gear up for Kimbilio Marathon

ehospice Kenya

Athletes are preparing to help raise funds for cancer patients during this year’s World Hospice Day.

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