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.

Fallen Angels – Mahesh’s Story

From the eHospice newsletter Mahesh was diagnosed with bone cancer soon after his birth and was brought to the major cities in southern India, to ...
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Engage communities and train carers to provide end-of-life care: UK expert

From Palliative Matters In this article, Dr Richardson, joint chief executive of St Christopher’s Hospice and an honorary professor in the International Observatory on End ...
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Our global complicity in torture?

From Pallium India Newsletter Imagine you were dying and suffering from constant, severe pain that made you wish for death. Treatable pain. Opioid medication could ...
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Practical ways to help people who are dying

From PCAeNews "Support is ongoing, it's not just the beginning and the end, it's all the days in between." Gayle Sweaney, the chief executive officer ...
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Video builds carer confidence in giving injectable medications

From Palliative Matters Dear friends, a video designed for carers looking after someone at the end of life who may need to administer medication to ...
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Caring for the Terminally Ill and Those in Pain

"A study published in 2014 found that one third of the doctors in UP had not heard of palliative care." Share this now to spread ...
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A Changing Force in My Life

Monika Ahuja was diagnosed with a sarcoma of the left leg that eventually metastasized to the lungs and brain. Eventually as the truth unfolded to ...
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Finding hope on the edge of life

The New Paper - Singapore | Take a step into the lives of four people. A woman with a degenerative condition, a young man stuck with ...
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Using morphine to stay alive

From Pallium India Newsletter Zubair had intolerable pain from what had been diagnosed as giant cell tumor. 3 step-wise amputations later, he was in agonising ...
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Story about Paediatric Palliative Care shared on China television programme

Republished with permission from Butterfly Children's Hospice, China Community Hero is a CCTV documentary program, which supports public welfare projects and promotes community action. As ...
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People in pain – calling for improved global access to controlled medications

This article originally appeared in ehospice Mrs Thakur* went to a government hospital with an 8cm cancerous lump in her breast. The doctor she saw ...
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Tea time worthy articles for reading and discussion

Dear friends, We will like to share with you some good reads that we have picked up last week. Do take a look at them! ...
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