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Palliative care: A special form of disinterested charity

A POST TO CELEBRATE WORLD DAY OF THE SICK – SATURDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2017 Ahead of tomorrow’s World Day of the Sick, Dr Katherine Pettus, Advocacy and Human Rights Officer, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), explains the background to … Continue reading

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IAHPC List of Essential Practices in Palliative Care

In a project which included the participation of individuals and representatives of pain and palliative care organisations, the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) recently developed a list of essential practices in palliative care. Under the framework of … Continue reading

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Do opioids influence cancer growth? The IAHPC perspective

Lukas Radbruch, MR Rajagopal, Liliana De Lima, Eduardo Bruera, David Currow, Roberto Wenk, Jim Cleary, Carla Ripamonti and Michael I Bennett, members of the research and scientific committee of the International Association for Palliative Care (IAHPC) Two new studies and a … Continue reading

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