World media roundup – 4 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Survey to map paediatric palliative care in the Asia Pacific region

Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network

The newly formed special interest group for paediatric palliative care of the APHN plans to build a directory of services in the Asia-Pacific region and is asking those working in the field of paediatric palliative care in the region to complete a survey.

Palliative care conference to kick off next week

Kuwait News Agency

The Second Palliative Care Conference “Palliative Care … Prospective View,” organised by Kuwait’s Palliative Care Center, is being held from 13 to 15 April.

Palliative care conference held in Carvoeiro

The Portugal News online

Last week a three-day national conference on palliative care was held in Carvoeiro, Algarve, hosted by the Portuguese palliative care association and attended by professionals and care workers from across the country.

Angus disappointed by government’s position on palliative care motion

Canada- Manitoulin Expositor

During the first round of debate on the New Democratic Party’s motion on a pan-Canadian palliative care strategy, the government attempted to amend the motion so as to remove the notion of a national ‘strategy’ thus erasing the obligation of the federal government to work with the Provinces.

Meet the dying girl who told Congress to stop the bullshit

US- National Journal

Dying of an inoperable brain tumour, 10-year-old Gabriella Miller told Washington to shove it. “Stop talking and start doing,” she said in a video while lobbying Congress for paediatric disease research money.

Partnering with local media to spread palliative care messages

ehospice Kenya

Jane Mwanyumba from Coast Hospice writes for ehospice about using local media to spread palliative care messages.

The ethics of decision making in palliative care

ehospice Australia

When working in a complex environment such as a hospice or palliative care service, there are a host of conflicting agendas and ethical priorities that clinicians and nurses need to take into consideration before making a decision or taking action.

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