World media roundup – 8 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Malawi: Expert calls for attention in children palliative care

All Africa

Fred Chiputula, director for Blantyre District Palliative Care Support project, says there is a high demand for palliative care among children in the country despite the issue not being much recognised.

David Oliviere: helping social work thrive in palliative care


David Oliviere, director of education and training at St Christopher’s Hospice, retires this month. In this blog post, hospice CEO Barbara Monroe sums up David’s contribution to palliative care.

This Thanksgiving talk about the care you would want

US- Digital Journal

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is encouraging families to spend time together during the holidays to talk about the care they would or would not want at the end of life.

Should young children have the right to die?

Belgium- New Scientist

The Belgian government wants to legalise euthanasia for children of all ages – the first country in the world to do so.

Letter to the NY Times: Palliative care vital for patients with breast cancer

ehospice Africa

Copy of a letter sent to the New York Times from the African Palliative Care Association about the role of palliative care for breast cancer patients in Uganda.

Kaye’s Story receives commendation at State Art Awards

ehospice Australia

Mike Hill and his team at Moonshine Movies have been awarded a commendation for their work for Kaye’s Story, created for National Palliative Care Week.

“Hospice: Something More” Broadcast Premiere on November 7 from HFA

ehospice USA

Hospice Foundation of America offers television viewers a rare glimpse into the lives of hospice patients in the one hour special program, ‘Hospice: Something More’ premièring on 7 November.

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