World Media Roundup – 25 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Palliative care can provide a better death – and even a longer life

The Guardian (blog)

“Despite death being our only shared destiny, there is an amazing amount of misinformation about what medicine can achieve at the end of life,” writes Glasgow GP and author Margaret McCartney.

UN to miss Dec 1 Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone cases


The UN Ebola Emergency Response Mission will not fully meet its 1 December target for containing the virus due to escalating numbers of cases in Sierra Leone, Anthony Banbury, the head of UNMEER, said on Monday.

IOM Outreach: What should you know about palliative care?

ehospice USA

As part of a national engagement effort, the Institute of Medicine has created an informational graphic to help people understand more about palliative care.

New clinical care standard in fight against antibiotic resistance

ehospice Australia

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has announced a new standard for clinical care and the appropriate use of antibiotics.

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