Media Reports

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

Palliative care: financial catastrophe avoided?

Impoverishing health expenditure A World Health Organization and World Bank Group report shows that 6% of the population, across 37 countries, was tipped or pushed further ...
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Five more days to APHN-LCPC movie Life Asked Death Online Premiere

The Lien Collaborative is a project by the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) and Lien Foundation to enhance palliative care leadership and capacity ...
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LCPC Myanmar Module 6: It is not the last …………….. It is the beginning

Written by: Dr Wah Wah Myint Zu, Radiation Oncologist, Radiotherapy Department, Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar Our last module of the Training-of-Trainers in Palliative Care Program for ...
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Palliative Care Clinic starts in National Cancer Institute, Maharagama, Sri Lanka

Written by: APHN Editorial Team - Sri Lanka (Cancer Care Association, Sri Lanka) This is a write up on the inauguration of  the Palliative Care ...
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Palliative Medicine accepted as a medical specialty in Bangladesh

The University of Bangabandhu Shekh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Dhaka in Bangladesh has recently approved the proposal for medical residency programme in Palliative Medicine. This ...
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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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