India- Yahoo News
Photos from a Bangalore hospice called Karunashraya, one of the first of its kind in India to offer free palliative care to those beyond medical cure.
The Lancet Oncology
On 23 January WHO’s Executive Board introduced a resolution urging member states to integrate palliative care services into their health-care systems. In May, the resolution will be presented to the World Health Assembly, but ratification should be a formality.
Provision should be made within the health service for end of life care for older homeless people, a new Irish study has recommended.
The Portugal News
The much-loved British singer Sir Cliff Richard has endorsed a new Algarve-based association dedicated to supporting cancer and palliative care patients and their families by granting a donation.
The numbers we use in development, and most of what we think of as facts, are actually estimates. It’s time for a data revolution.
ESMO – the European Society for Medical Oncology
Recently, the outcomes were published of the Global Opioid Policy Initiative, evaluating the availability and cost of opioid medicines and the regulatory barriers that are possibly impeding access for the management of cancer pain in developing countries.
ehospice South Africa
Southern Africa continues to shoulder a disproportionate amount of the world’s cervical cancer deaths, according to a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report that estimates about 19 million people globally will be diagnosed with cancer annually by 2025.
The Hospice Action Network presented a webinar on legislative challenges designed to help end of life advocates learn about some constructive ways to reach out to Capitol Hill.
Global Atlas coverage
Medical Futility blog
University of Glasgow
Australian Hospital Review