World media roundup – 21 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Work starts on first hospice in Ghana 

Ghana- Peace FM

Matilda Amissah-Arthur, the wife of the Vice-President, has cut the sod for work to begin on a hospice at Osabene, near Adweso, in the Akuapem North municipality in the Eastern Region.

Lives less ordinary

US- The New Yorker

Chronically ill children are living longer than ever. How should we care for them?

Charities face climate of suspicion and repression worldwide

Civil Society

Regressive policies and an atmosphere of suspicion among governments towards charities worldwide risk damaging public trust and the growth of charitable giving on a global scale, warns a new report from CAF.

New national toolkit will improve long term care

Canada- Lakehead University

The Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care Alliance held a national launch for its new toolkit on Monday.

Illness can redefine you


In a society where your identity is often forged by what you do, illness can redefine you. A common cold merely forces you to carry tissues around, but a major illness bends you to its will.

A hospice for the homeless

ehospice Canada

The man who prompted nurse Caite Meagher to action was six feet tall, 89 pounds and still pacing the streets, two weeks before he died.

Coronation Street storyline puts focus on assisted suicide debate

ehospice UK

UK soap opera Coronation Street has got the nation talking this week as character Hayley Cropper, who had been diagnosed with inoperable cancer, ended her own life.

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