The Times of India
In a bid to alleviate the pain and suffering of the terminally ill, the Indian Medical Association’s Ponda wing is constructing a hospice.
Singapore – The Straits Times
The National University Hospital is starting a dedicated palliative care service in its emergency department to relieve patients’ suffering.
US – Interim HealthCare
Researchers from South Dakota State University have found that access to palliative care services is not easy for everyone to acquire.
US – Philanthropy News Digest
HealthCare Chaplaincy has announced six grants totalling $1.5 million to researchers testing hypotheses about chaplains’ contributions to palliative care practice.
UK- The Telegraph
Lord Warner, a former Labour health minister, has proposed legislation which would allow people to formally register a preference on where they would like to die.
US – Kaiser Health News
Interview with Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, about a recently launched pilot program that allows hospice patients in the US to continue to receive life-prolonging treatment.
WHO has been appalled by the continuing trend for healthcare facilities, staff and vehicles to come under direct fire in Gaza since the escalation of violence on 8 July 2014.
It’s OK to Die
“Listening is the essence of compassion,” writes Rea L. Ginsberg in this blog post.
Article about Baby Amanda’s story, part of the ‘Moments of Life’ public awareness campaign launched by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
ehospice International children’s edition
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Katy Perry, launched her new ‘Unconditionally’ music video at International AIDS Conference 2014 for the #showyourlove campaign, which aims to erase stigma surrounding AIDS related deaths amongst adolescents.