Lien Collaborative

The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) is dedicated to promoting hospice and palliative care in Asia and the Pacific.

Quality of Death Index 2015 Released – Need for palliative care outstrips services

The Quality of Death Index, commissioned by the Lien Foundation, a Singaporean philanthropic organisation, is based on extensive research and interviews with over 120 palliative ...
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Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care Teaching Schedule

      Dates Country Activity January 2015 Myanmar 4th teaching programme June 2015 Sri Lanka 3rd teaching programme July 2015 Myanmar 5th teaching programme September 2015 ...
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Palliative Care service starts in Myanmar

  13 August 2015 was the opening ceremony of the first Palliative Care Clinic in Myanmar, based at the main general hospital, Yangon General Hospital ...
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Lien Collaborative for Sri Lanka Module 3 of 6 – The trip report

  Large group discussions Bedside teaching in Oncology ward at National Cancer Institute, Maharagama Group photo at Distric Hospital in Vauniya, Northern province of Sri Lanka ...
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Sri Lanka – Training program on integrating the services of hospices for provision of community based palliative care for cancer patients.

Dr. Samadhi Rajapaksa delivering the lecture The above mentioned training program organized by the National Cancer Control Program of the Ministry of Health & Indigenous ...
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Commencement of Home Base Palliative Care Service in Colombo and Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Written by Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka (CCASL) - APHN Editorial Team (Sri Lanka) In commemoration of the World Cancer Day which falls on 4th February ...
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Lien Collaborative builds palliative care capacity in Myanmar

January 2015 saw the 4th instalment of the training-of-trainers in palliative care program at Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar. The training was implemented by a volunteer faculty ...
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Media reports on the Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care – Sri Lanka

Media reports by: The Straits Times...read more The New Paper...read more Tamil Murasu (in Tamil)...read more Source: Lien Foundation
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Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care launched in Sri Lanka

The APHN, together with Singapore philanthropic house, the Lien Foundation, partnered Sri Lanka’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) Maharagama and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health’s ...
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Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care launched in Sri Lanka

“Palliative care is a new field in Sri Lanka which needs attention. While Sri Lanka is a developing country with a free health system, the ...
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Lien Collaborative – the progress so far

Yangon General Hospital The Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care was inaugurated in Myanmar when the first training was rolled out from 16-22 June 2013. Five ...
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Lien Foundation to develop palliative care initiatives in Myanmar

The Lien Foundation initiative hopes to train about 30 doctors and nurses in better understanding what palliative care is and how to roll it out ...
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