IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest, August 2020

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By chris@csa.co.za August 7, 2020 09:13

IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest, August 2020

IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest, August 2020 8

Table of Contents

  • Message from the Chair and Executive Director  Lukas and Liliana take a small break after hectic months adding the successful COVID-19 series of webinars to their usual workloads.
  • Policy and Advocacy  Survey says… Dr. Katherine Pettus reports on the recent IAHPC survey on how COVID-19 is affecting members, responding to issues that might be relevant to you, too!
  • Guest Advocacy Column  Dr. GVM Chamath Fernando presents a snapshot of current palliative care training in Sri Lanka, noting paths to improvement.
  • Progress Report  Dominican Republic Palliative care for children with cancer in a country devoid of formal palliative care training, a report by Dr. Wendy C. Gómez García.
  • IAHPC News & Calendar
    • IAHPC members, you could win a $2,000 USD Traveling Scholar grant or Fellowship!
    • A quick guide to our most recent, and final, COVID-19 webinars
    • Great idea! The astonishing power of a single post on Facebook
    • What’s new in the Calendar
    • In other news: MMS thematic issue on global palliative care includes 3 articles by IAHPC board members, past and present; EAPC announces an interactive online World Research Congress in October; and a communications webinar hosted by APHN.
  • Featured Story  We choose IAHPC! Longtime and Lifetime members tell us why their IAHPC membership is so important to them.
  • App Review  VitalTalk Dr. Romayne Gallagher’s first review is for an app guiding clinicians on how to cover essentials and respond therapeutically in conversations with patients and their families.
  • Lessons from the LiteratureUNDER MY MICROSCOPE  IAHPC Research Advisor Dr. Tania Pastrana selects an article that illuminates huge opportunities for palliative care research.MEDIA WATCH: COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITIES  Barry Ashpole highlights articles that focus on the junction of palliative care and compassionate communities.
  • Membership Matters
    • New & Renewing Members’ List
  • List of Donors

Regards,

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