New Zealand – Scoop
For every sale of Beveridge’s new CD ‘Christmas is’, two thirds of the CD price will be donated to local hospices around the country.
Care providers in the health sector have expressed worry over the declining use of palliative care amongst HIV/AIDS patients.
US – The California Report
Palliative medicine physician Michael Fratkin is fundraising to set up a new service to provide palliative care through home visits and telemedicine.
Article on three documentaries on illness and end of life: ‘Life itself’, ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll be me’ and ‘Keep on keepin’ on’.
With less than eight days to go, the Kickstarter for the computer game That Dragon, Cancer needs a little over $12,000 to be successfully funded.
Four new educational videos that focus on hospice, advance care planning, grief, and caregiving have been added to the resources available at the “Moments of Life” website.
ehospice International children’s edition
The Rocking Horse Project, Swaziland’s only children’s palliative care unit has just added a playroom and a play co-ordinator to their project. Denise Morlock reports on the wonderful effect this has had on the children at Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini.
ehospice South Africa
As South Africa celebrates 10 years of free HIV treatment, Health-e News Managing Editor Kerry Cullinan reflects on what life was like before antiretrovirals (ARVs).