Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

Training the teachers of today and tomorrow: The development of palliative care curricula in Spanish universities

  Antonio Noguera Tejedor, Palliative Care Physician, Researcher at Institute for Culture and Society, ATLANTES Programme, University of Navarra, Spain  For the past five years, the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Navarra, jointly with the Vianorte-Laguna … Continue reading

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Physiotherapy: Improving quality of life for palliative care patients

Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre in Pune, in the state of Maharashtra in India, has provided free inpatient and home care for cancer patients and their families since 1997. Dr Mugdha Vaidya, the physiotherapist at Cipla, describes one of … Continue reading

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Palliative Care in North Africa and the Middle East: Jordan perspectives

In October 2015, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) organized the third ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop about palliative care. As a special adviser to the WHO EMRO, Professor Sheila Payne met leaders in palliative care from the … Continue reading

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The ‘Do nothing option’ cannot be an option: Portugal’s increasing trend of hospital deaths goes against peoples’ preferences

Dr Vera Sarmento, Internal Medicine trainee in Hospital do Espirito Santo de Evora, EPE, Medicina 2, Portugal, explains the background to a longer article published in the April edition of Palliative Medicine Portugal is a country with an extremely ageing … Continue reading

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Palliative Care in North Africa and the Middle East: The story of Samira from Djibouti

CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LIRE LA VERSION FRANÇAISE In October 2015, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) organised the third ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop about palliative care. As a special adviser to the WHO EMRO, Prof Sheila Payne … Continue reading

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Palliative Care in North Africa and the Middle East: Saudia Arabia

In October 2015, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) organised the third ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop about palliative care. As a special adviser to the WHO EMRO, Prof Sheila Payne met leaders in palliative care from the … Continue reading

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Palliative Care in North Africa and the Middle East: Experiences from Egypt

In October 2015, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) organised the third ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop about palliative care. As a special adviser to the WHO EMRO, Prof Sheila Payne met leaders in palliative care from the … Continue reading

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