Category Archives: Palliative care in humanitarian crises

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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Palliative Care: All is unfair in love and war

To celebrate World Refugee Day 2018, we are delighted to republish this post that originally featured in 2017 in a series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises. The series looks at the implications of providing palliative care and … Continue reading

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The experience of spiritual pain for dying migrants away from birth country

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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What happens to palliative care in times of mega disaster?

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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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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