Stories in the region

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

Malaysia Launches First National Policy on Palliative Care

Source: Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia The Ministry of Health Malaysia along with nationwide providers of palliative care will launch the first ever National Palliative Care Policy ...
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WHPCD Events in the Region 2019

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world and ...
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APHN Bursaries 2019 Reports

APHN awarded bursaries to a select handful of our members to attend the 13th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2019 in Surabaya, Indonesia this year. Below ...
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Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship 2019 Recipient Report

The Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship was created in honour of our first Executive Director, Dr Rosalie Shaw, to enable APHN members from resource limited countries ...
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Grace Hospice- Mongolia

History of Grace Hospice Home Care Program Grace Hospice program of which patients with advanced cancer and for whom cure is improbable are visited in ...
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Assisi Palliative Care Berhad (ASPAC) – Malaysia

Article written by Dr Lalitha Jeyasingam , Medical Director , ASPAC Assisi Palliative Care Berhad (ASPAC) is a charitable organisation governed by a Board of ...
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APHN Mini Interview Series – Professor Myo Nyunt, Myanmar

This interview is the third of the mini-interview series featuring members of the 17th Council of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN). This ...
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A film on persons at end-of-life: a real record of their last expressions

The original article is written in Chinese by the Shanghai Hand in Hand Care Developing Centre At the quiet and grim second floor of the ...
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APHN Mini Interview Series – Dr Ong Wah Ying, Singapore

Dr Ong Wah Ying This interview is the first of the mini interview series featuring members of the 17th Council of the Asia Pacific Hospice ...
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Hospice patient gets his wish to visit new Leica Store

Freelancer photographer Alan Lee, a patient staying at the Assisi Hospice, suffers from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. To fulfill his wish of visiting the ...
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Living with dementia: carers’ experiences in their own words

This article was originally on Palliative Matters. This is the second time palliative care nurse consultant James Daley has used hired actors and verbatim storytelling ...
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Dispelling the palliative care myth

 From PCAeNews In Australia, palliative care services are available in hospital, in the community and in aged care facilities with support from a team of ...
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