World media roundup – 7 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Plan panel recognition for palliative care scheme

India- The Hindu

The Planning Commission has recognised the palliative care programme being implemented in the Indian State of Kerala under Arogyakeralam as one among the best healthcare schemes in the country, Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar has said. The Minister has said that the scheme would be extended to all taluk hospitals.

My cancer shows how our world is ruled by love


Elana Miller writes a touching account of her personal story.

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ehospice Africa

Liz Burns of World Child Cancer writes for ehospice about the challenges to providing palliative care for children who are diagnosed with cancer.

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