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Professor Julia Downing reacts to the publication of the Lancet Commission on Palliative Care

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Toolkit for International Childhood Cancer Day

To assist with your planning for the International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) 2018 campaign, Childhood Cancer International has provided graphic files, banners, a press release, and a short video to be used. The materials may be translated into any language. You are encouraged to raise awareness of childhood cancer on 15 February 2018, International Childhood […]

Would you like to become a Trustee or Adviser for Butterfly Children’s Hospices?

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference but not sure how? Butterfly Children’s Hospices in China are looking for international Trustees and Advisers to assist them in their work.  A call for volunteers to these positions can be found on their website and reads as follows: Maybe your skills are what our charity needs […]

Palliative Care Rapid Situational Analysis of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

This report from Drs Megan Doherty, Farzana Khan, and Ms Rizwana Hussain describes the findings of a survey into the palliative care needs of Rohingyan refugees in Bangladesh. In humanitarian crisis situations, individuals with serious illnesses are often forgotten. The specialised care which individuals with life-threatening illnesses require is unavailable during and following the onset […]

Book launch at successful 3rd Children’s Palliative Care Conference in the Czech Reppublic

Eva Moravcová from the Children’s Palliative Care Taskforce provides this short report on the recent 3rd Children’s Palliative Care Conference to be held in in the Czech Republic. The Third Czech Children´s Palliative Care Conference was held on November 30 and December 1, 2017 in Olomouc on the premises of the Military Hospital. The conference […]