Second national palliative care conference held at Khon Kaen University, Thailand

251114Written by APHN member, Dr Tharin Phenwan

More than 400 delegates across Thailand attended the second annual palliative care conference between 5 and 7 November 2014 at Khon Kaen University.

The conference’s theme was ‘Who cares? We do!’ echoing the global theme of this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.

Supported by the Thai Palliative Care Society (THAPS) and the National Health Security Office (NHSO), the event emphasised further increasing palliative care awareness in Thailand and how to integrate palliative care into primary care health service.

Topics varied from the current national situation, symptom management, distance learning, medical law and ethics and palliative home care service among others…read more

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