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“THET project right in line with WHO resolutions” writes Professor Scott Murray

 THET project right in line with WHO resolution Professor Scott Murray St Columba’s Hospice Chair of Primary Palliative Care     Decades ago the World Health Organisation defined palliative care as a comprehensive, caring approach to delivering care for people with advanced progressive illness.  However, since then palliative care has largely developed into a specialist […]

Dr Emmanuel Luyirika assesses the opportunities presented by the WHA resolutions for palliative care in Africa

“Palliative Care is everyone’s business” was the theme for the 4th Kenya   National Palliative Care Conference hosted in Nairobi in Nov 2014.  Delegates were drawn from many countries in the region, from Kenya to Malawi and from Rwanda to Uganda. In his keynote address, “Strengthening of Palliative Care as a component of comprehensive care throughout […]

Palliative Care in Africa, videos shown at the APCA/HPCA conference in South Africa, 2013

  Message to the Africa Palliative Care Association from HRH Princess Dina Mired, Director General, King Hussein Cancer Foundation. APCA video “Palliative Care in Africa”

Kenya Patients’ Rights Charter

First Edition Kenya Patients’ Rights Charter

African Ministers of Health pledge support for Palliative Care

African Ministers of Health pledge support for palliative care. By Kate Jackson, ehospice

Dying from cancer in developed and developing countries: lessons from two qualitative interview studies of patients and their carers.

Scott Murray, Elizabeth Grant, Angus Grant, Marilyn Kendall. Kenya – Scotland study

Palliative Care: The Rwanda Situation

Article by Dr Christian Ntizimira, The Rwanda Situation

The Spirit of Palliative Care

The Spirit of Palliative Care article by Christian Ntizimira

Article: Provision of Palliative Care for life-limiting disease in a low income country national hospital setting: how much is needed?

Jane Lewington, Elizabeth Namukwaya, Julie Limoges, Mhoira Leng, Richard Harding  

Article: Mentoring palliative care staff in low-income countries has benefits for all

Authors – Dorothy Logie, Liz Grant, Mhoira Leng and Scott Murray