World media roundup – 6 December 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice comes to Times Square

US- Digital Journal

The estimated 950,000 people passing through Times Square in New York City every day will see messages affirming hospice care on the CBS Super Screen by 42nd Street throughout this holiday season.

Expo funds for hospice care

India- Deccan Chronicle

A Kerala-born artist is organising an international art expo to support hospice care. About 35% of the total proceeds from the event will go directly to the Alpha Palliative care clinic.

Study validates prognostic tool that determines risk of death within 1 year of hospital admission

US- News Medical

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine validates a prognostic tool that determines risk of death within a year of hospital admission, helping doctors match treatments to patients’ values and goals of care.

In memory of Nelson Mandela

ehospice South Africa

Nelson Mandela died on Thursday 5 December 2013.

You die the life you live – notions from a Death Cafe

ehospice Canada

Talk about your death is one of the most intimate conversations you could have.

Hospices Creating a Volunteer-Inclusive Culture

ehospice USA

Volunteers are a key aspect of the hospice palliative care team. although making them feel “part of the team” can sometimes be challenging. Stacy Groff and Anne Myers-Richards offer some insight.

Christmas party for Nairobi Hospice patients

ehospice Kenya

Nairobi Hospice and its supporters held their Annual Christmas Party to celebrate the far they have come with patients and their family members.

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