World Media Roundup 30 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Palliative Care Association Endorses iHRIS to Help Transform Patient Care in Africa

Africa: Capacity Plus

During its fourth triennial conference held 17-20 September in Johannesburg, South Africa, the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) has endorsed iHRIS, the free, open source platform of health workforce information tools and software supported by CapacityPlus.

Studies suggest there’s room for improvement in palliative care

UK and US: Interim Healthcare 

An article draws on a number of previously published studies to discuss hospice and palliative care in the UK and the US, touching on quality of care, care for non-cancer patients, and time spent in hospice.

Palliative care: More than just cancer care

Trinidad and Tobago: Guardian Trinidad and Tobago

Dr Margaret Dingle-Spence is set to deliver the keynote address at the annual conference of the palliative care society of Trinidad and Tobago. 

KEHPCA joins Red Cross in counseling Westgate attack victims

Kenya: ehospice

Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA) Executive Director, Dr Zipporah Ali, was among the counsellors of victims of the attack at Westgate mall in Kenya.

Registration opens for the 2014 ICPCN Conference in Mumbai

International children’s edition: ehospice

Registration has opened for the very first ICPCN Conference to held from 10 – 12 February in Mumbai, India.

Applications are called for Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination 2013

India: ehospice

The Institute of Palliative Medicine in Calicut, India has issued a call for applicants for the Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination, a national level program to honour junior doctors for their excellence in Palliative Medicine in India.

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