World media roundup – 4 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Students make a difference, do their bit for ailing poor

The New Indian Express 

Students in Kozhikode have been spending time with patients at the Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM). 

Buckswood lends a helping hand to Good Shepherd Hospital

Swazi Observer

The home based care team from Good Shepherd Hospital welcomed Malcolm Brewster, a primary care nurse from the UK who is part of the visiting Buckswood team, to help them in their work.

Palliative care through the eyes of social media

BMJ blogs

BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care has launched a new social media section, highlighting developments in matters that bring together palliative and supportive care with the world of social media.

NDPS Act Amendment moving towards implementation

Pallium India

Update on progress being made to implement the Amendment of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, passed in February 2014.

Chemotherapy: Giving a man one more day of good life

Kevin MD

There’s no good age to die, writes Kenneth D. Bishop in this moving story.

Opioid painkiller prescribing varies widely among states

ehospice USA

A new report released this week by the CDC shows much variation in prescribing patterns of opioids among the US states.

Kitui palliative care unit renovates

ehospice Kenya

Kitui District Hospital takes a step towards realising patients benefit from palliative care.

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