Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

Palliative care in the Palestine-Gaza Strip

Hammoda Abu-Odah is a nurse from Palestine who is currently in Hong Kong where he is a PhD candidate at the School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Here, he explains the motivation and basis for his doctoral studies, which will … Continue reading

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Raising awareness of palliative care and the needs of older people in a Colombian gold mining town…

Sandra Patricia Silva Preciado is a physiotherapist in geriatric psychomotricity and palliative care in Bogotá, Colombia. Moved by the plight of older people in a town in Colombia, she volunteered to set up two training workshops, one for caregivers and health professionals … Continue reading

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End-of-Life Essentials: Increasing professionals’ skills and confidence in end-of-life care

Kim Devery leads a major national education and knowledge translation project End-of-Life Essentials. It’s free and evidence based, and aims to increase professionals’ skills and confidence in end-of-life care in Australian acute hospitals. In many developed regions of the world, populations are … Continue reading

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Humanity until infinity…

At the end of last year, we published a series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises. Contributors looked at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places … Continue reading

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Making Palliative Care Meaningful: Second Baltic Palliative Care Conference

By Marius Čiurlionis, Head of Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Social Care Clinic, VšĮ Centro Poliklinika, Vilnius, Lithuania, and a founding member of the Baltic Palliative Care Association. Marius explains how the Baltic Palliative Care Association is contributing to better understanding, … Continue reading

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