Category Archives: Salzburg Global Seminar Series

Do you know how to access #palliativecare when you need it?

Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. Today, ahead of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day tomorrow (14 October 2017), Dr Stephen Connor, Executive Director Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance … Continue reading

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Doctors, nurses; do you want to die the way your patients die?

WHEN THE TIME COMES TO TELL OUR STORY, WHAT WILL WE SEE? Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. Today, on International Right to Know Day (28 September) Dr Bruce … Continue reading

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How and what do you measure to ensure quality palliative and end-of-life care?

Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care.   Today, 11 July, is World Population Day. Professor Richard Harding, Herbert Dunhill Chair and Director of the Centre for Global Health Palliative Care, … 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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Will caring for your loved one bankrupt you emotionally and financially?

Continuing our new series, the Salzburg Questions, which aims to encourage a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. To mark the International Day of Families today (15 May 2017), Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End … Continue reading

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Have you prepared for your death?

Dr Suresh Kumar, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long Term Care & Technical Advisor, Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut, Kerala, India, explores the third question in the Salzburg Questions series, that encourages … Continue reading

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Is dying well as important as living well?

In response to the Salzburg Questions, a new series encouraging a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care, Dr Jonathan Koffman of the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explores the importance of addressing happiness at the … Continue reading

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