World Media Roundup – 24 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Tozik: Construction of new hospice building is a good example of PPP

Belarus News (BelTA)
Construction has begun on the new building of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice – the country’s first palliative care center for children.

Ebola crisis likely to last a year, says expert

BBC News
West Africa’s Ebola crisis is likely to last until the end of 2015, says a leading researcher who helped to discover the virus.

Ebola: ‘We relieve pain and distress, but in all honesty we rarely save’

The Guardian
Martin Deahl, a British doctor working in Sierra Leone, wrestles with the enormity of treating an illness that kills more than 40% of patients.

Celebrating one more Christmas at home with the help of hospice

ehospice USA
In a new video that’s part of the Moments of Life campaign, Hannabelle Waith shows how hospice is helping her stay at home to celebrate the season among those she loves.

Imagine Christmas without being able to eat

ehospice International children’s edition
In her latest blog Lucy Watts, a young adult with a life limiting condition, shares her thoughts on Christmas and on what it’s like to watch others enjoy the usual Christmas fare while not being able to eat.

New home support scheme to help older people stay independent

ehospice Australia
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield has announced details of the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to begin from mid-2015.

Seasons Greetings from ehospice South Africa

ehospice South Africa
As we break for the holidays, ehospice South Africa would like to wish all readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and highlight some of the articles published on ehospice South Africa for the year 2014.