Tag Archives: Palliative care in Lithuania

Pride and prejudice: Access to opioid medicines in Lithuania (ATOME)

Saskia Jünger, health scientist at the University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, and member of the ATOME Project Management Team, and Marjolein Vranken, pharmacist and lawyer at the Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Netherlands, and member of the ATOME team. … Continue reading

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A first for Lithuania: First doctoral dissertation on palliative care

Palliative care has gained momentum in Lithuania with the publication of the first doctoral thesis on palliative care. Professor Arvydas Šeškevičius, President of the Lithuanian Society of Palliative Medicine, explains some of the key findings. In 2007, when palliative care … Continue reading

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Budapest Commitments: news from Lithuania

Professor Arvydas Seskevicius, President of Palliative Medicine Association of Lithuania, continues our series of posts on the Budapest Commitments and looks at how his country has used them as a framework to develop palliative care. In January 2009, the Palliative … Continue reading

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