China- Global Times
Local people in Shanghai are objecting to plans to build a hospice/large-scale hospital for seniors in their neighbourhood.
South Africa: Struggling Zimbabwean author writes about the challenges of living and dying on the Cape Flats
39-year-old Zimbabwean Milton Jaure, also known as Rasmijah, is struggling to get financial support to publish his book of short stories and produce a documentary focusing on the challenges foreigners face when their loved ones die in South Africa.
US- Digital Journal
More than 1,000 hospice and palliative care leaders, managers and experts in the field will gather to discuss best practices, access issues and quality factors at NHPCO’s conference next week.
Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, as well as heart and other serious health conditions.
Social workers call for ‘governments with heart’ and politicians who take the trouble to understand the real human experience.
Australia- The Guardian
Opium poppies will soon be grown commercially in Victoria after a bill decriminalising the narcotic crop passed Victoria’s parliament last week.
Steve Carell is set to star in and produce The Priority List, a film based on David Menasche’s memoir of living with brain cancer.
Dr Christian Ntizimira writes for ehospice about his experience of palliative care mentors at Kibagabaga Hospital in Rwanda.
British based archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be evidence of a cancer patient who died over 3,000 years ago.
From rejection to motivation to accomplishment: The Healing Cycle Foundation for Hospice Palliative Care
Article about the founding of the Foundation, which celebrates its ten-year anniversary in June.