New programme to support older people in Dhaka, Bangladesh

110315World Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) and The Centre for Palliative Care, Bangladesh, part of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), have secured funding for a one-year pilot project starting in April 2015. The project will extend outreach palliative care services into two urban slums in Dhaka. It is expected that they will reach 100 older people and their families with palliative care services through this exciting new collaboration.

For more information on programme, please contact [email protected].

From Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Online e-newsletter

Article summarized by Sherilyn Seah for APHN