Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

One hundred and forty-five countries signed the 1951 Refugee Convention: Why do refugees have limited access to quality health care and end-of-life care?

Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. On World Refugee Day today, 20 June, Dr Emmanuel Luyirika, Executive Director, and Shelley Enarson, Communications Consultant, both of the African Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Refugees in palliative care: What do they need?

Continuing our series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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Equality of opportunity in academic palliative care: What’s the problem?

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK Is there a problem with gender bias in academic palliative care? This was the question I pondered at the 2016 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Dying at home – the final challenge for migrants?

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and … Continue reading

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Humanitarian disaster spilling over into Europe – from Syria to Germany

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. In the coming weeks we look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and … Continue reading

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Aid when there is ‘nothing left to offer’

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and … Continue reading

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Finding our way – palliative care in humanitarian situations

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. In the coming weeks, we shall be looking at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn … Continue reading

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