Sierra Leone- The Torchlight
The Shepherd’s Hospice, Sierra Leone, joined other countries around the world to celebrate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day at their head quarters in Allen Town, Freetown.
Cayman Islands- Cayman 27
Cayman HospiceCare organise a free concert every two years in celebration of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, to raise awareness of hospice care and celebrate life through music and art.
Malaysia- BBC news
Article about Love on Wheels, a mobile health service which provides home care to elderly patients.
International- BBC News
Cancer costs countries in the European Union £107 billion a year, according to the first EU-wide analysis of the economic impact of the disease.
US- The New York Times blog
Opinion piece on the problems defining whether a patient is ‘terminal’.
Us- ABC News
A Saturday afternoon spent in an inner-city cafe talking about dying may not be a common pastime, but that is exactly what happened on the weekend in Brisbane.
With over 20 year’s experience in paediatric palliative care, UK based researcher and post-doctoral fellow Duncan Randall has set up camp at the University of Western Sydney to help further understand what can be done for children receiving palliative care.