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.
UK- EAPC Blog
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.
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.
Belgium- New Scientist
The Belgian government wants to legalise euthanasia for children of all ages – the first country in the world to do so.
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.
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 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.