World Media Roundup 4 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

$1-million donation boosts planned 10-bed hospice in Kanata

Canada- Ottawa citizen 

Two well known Ottawa philanthropists have secured the naming rights to what could become a new hospice in Kanata thanks to $1 million donation to the facility.

Need Is Growing for Culturally-Sensitive Palliative Care

US- India West

A case of end of life care for an Asian Indian immigrant in the US is presented to start a discussion around culturally sensitive palliative care and end of life decision making.

Locals challenge government over closing of palliative care hospice and win

Australia- ABC Adelaide

A local Australian community has successfully lobbied government officials to convince them to continue funding their hospice. 

As Need for Palliative Care Grows, So Do Innovations

US- Palliative in Practice 

A blog post discussing the role of communication technology at the end of life. 

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