IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest, January 2020

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By chris@csa.co.za January 21, 2020 07:26
  • Message from the Chair and Executive Director  Lukas and Liliana reflect on IAHPC’s blessings of 2019: receiving support and serving those in need.
  • Policy and Advocacy  Dr. Katherine Pettus outlines advocacy opportunities to improve access to essential palliative care medicines in your country and beyond. Also: an offer to answer your questions online and share her expertise via remote lectures.
  • News
    • $8,211 was raised on Giving Tuesday for IAHPC’s education project to relieve health-related suffering.
    • A U.S. directory of palliative care providers has been launched.
  • What’s New in the IAHPC Calendar
  • What’s New in Pallipedia  Pallipedia’s encyclopedic list of terms of use in palliative care has recently expanded by 24 definitions.
  • Grants in Action  The Colombian Association of Palliative Care reports on its Spirituality Symposium; IAHPC’s 2018 Loyalty Award recipient reports on a post-graduate research conference; the 2019 Institutional Award recipient reveals the benefits of a week-long educational visit.
  • Featured Article  Ask Yourself This: Dr. Steven Radwany with 10 questions vital to nurturing your palliative care program.
  • IAHPC Book Reviews  Seeking guidance? Expertise? Browse hundreds of reviews written by Dr. Roger Woodruff these past 20 years.
  • Lessons from the LiteratureUNDER MY MICROSCOPE  IAHPC Research Advisor Dr. Tania Pastrana selects an article on a possible link between longevity and fine arts.MEDIA WATCH: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES  Recent studies on palliative care for Indigenous peoples in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the U.S. (including Hawaii), selected by Barry R. Ashpole.
  • Introducing… Dying At Home  A good death with loving support is available to everyone, anywhere, with the freely available Dying At Home Program, says its co-founder, Dr. Helen-Anne Manion.
  • Membership Matters
    • Meet Your Program Officer — Genevieve Napier
    • New & Renewing Members’ List
  • List of Donors

Regards,


Alison Ramsey, Senior EditorAlison Ramsey
Senior Editor
Katherine Pettus, PhD, AdvisorKatherine Pettus
PhD, Advisor
Liliana de Lima, MHA, Executive DirectorLiliana de Lima
MHA, Executive Director
Danilo Fritzler, WebmasterDanilo Fritzler
Webmaster
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By chris@csa.co.za January 21, 2020 07:26

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