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Project Estar ao Seu Lado: Living with total pain in Brazil

In this special post to celebrate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day tomorrow, Santiago Rodríguez Corrêa, a family physician, and Carla Mazuko, a nurse, from Project Estar ao Seu Lado, Brazil, pick up the theme of this year’s event: ‘Living … Continue reading

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Opioid overdose death epidemic sensationalised at the cost of pain patients

Willem Scholten, PharmD MPA, Consultant – Medicines and Controlled Substances, Willem Scholten Consultancy, Lopik, the Netherlands Recently, I published an article with Jack E. Henningfield on the ‘opioid overdose death epidemic’ in which we challenged the usual view of an epidemic … Continue reading

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Governments are failing cancer patients

Professor Nathan Cherny, Project Lead and Coordinator of ‘The International Collaborative Project to Evaluate the Availability and Accessibility of Opioids for the Management of Cancer Pain’, the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. On 29 September in Vienna, at the Congress … Continue reading

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Strategic action plan for improving access to opioid medication in Cyprus – ATOME conference

Dr Saskia Jünger, Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital of Bonn (Germany) and member of the ATOME Project Management Team; Barbara Pitsillides, coordinator home care service PASYKAF and key contact of the Cyprus country team; Ioannis Kkolos, Pharmaceutical Services, Ministry … Continue reading

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Access to Opioid Medications: ATOME National Conference in Turkey

Lukas Radbruch, Coordinator of the EU-funded ATOME project, and Saskia Jünger, project coordinator of ATOME “In Turkey we wait for a long time, but then we move very quickly.” Murat Gültekin, Director of the Cancer Control Programme of the Turkish … Continue reading

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