The Times of India
In India, palliative care is not an essential part of the treatment regimen. But this has to change, say experts, to improve the quality of life even in critical situations.
Hair donation to make wigs for patients afflicted with cancer is gaining momentum, with hair stylists and younger people getting increasingly aware and sensitised to the issue.
The Irish Times
Interview with Claire Quinn, head of clinical education and research at LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice.
Suzanne B. O’Brien, RN is now a motivational speaker and has trademarked and created an End of Life Doula Training Program. The program educates community volunteers to be a resource and support for individuals and their families during this precious time of their life.
It’s OK to Die
Darcy Thiel wites a brief summary of her story, published in ‘Bitter and Sweet, A Family’s Journey with Cancer’.
Children are introduced to death at a very young age, often before we realise it. But how should parents discuss such a topic?
When cancer catches up with a woman, the whole family is affected because of her vital role.
Nnabageka of Buganda, Lady Sylvia Nagginda, has accepted the role of Patron of Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU).