Category Archives: Palliative care in humanitarian crises

Palliative care as a basic healthcare right: A new consensus within the humanitarian community

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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Developing EAPC guidance on palliative care for refugees and migrants

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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A Field Manual for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises 

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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Setting the standard: Bringing palliative care to the Rohingya refugees

Today, we launch a new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict … Continue reading

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Winning posters from Berlin: Bringing palliative care education to South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

MORE FROM THE BERLIN POSTERS SERIES… Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year at the 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin more than 1,100 posters were on display representing the scientific rigour and commitment of … Continue reading

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How do expatriate health workers cope with needs to provide palliative care in humanitarian emergency assistance? 

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. . . Martin Schneider, physician and humanitarian worker, Geneva, Switzerland, explains the background to his longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the December 2018 issue of Palliative Medicine. When I worked as … Continue reading

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Humanitarian disaster spilling over into Europe – from Syria to Germany

To celebrate World Refugee Day 2018, we are delighted to republish two posts from the series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises previously published in 2017.  The series looks at the implications of providing palliative care and … Continue reading

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