Big plans for palliative care development in Thailand

SriviengPairojkulThis is an exciting time for palliative care in Thailand.

After hosting an extremely successful Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, the newly formed Thai Palliative Care Society is poised to implement seven different projects aimed at advancing palliative care in the country.

ehospice spoke to Associate Professor Dr Srivieng Pairojkul, president of the Society, and the driving force behind this huge positive change.

The Asia Pacific Hospice Conference is used as a focus of efforts to strengthen hospice and palliative care in a country that is ready to develop these services. The international interest that this event brings lends credibility to the discipline in the host country and allows for awareness-raising among the public and opens the door for discussions with the government…read more

From ehospice’s International edition.