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Reflections on the 4th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference

Published on: Author: Shahaduz Zaman 4 Comments
Bristol city centre

What puts the ‘public’ in public health palliative care? A flurry of men and women with name badges and conference bags over their shoulders could be seen in the corridor of the Bristol Marriot Hotel at the start of the 4th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference. I found myself an empty seat in… Continue reading

The question of ‘public health’ – thoughts from the EAPC Congress in Copenhagen

Published on: Author: David Clark 5 Comments

Copenhagen was home to Hans Christian Anderson and Soren Kierkegaard, so at this conference I was hoping for a stimulating mix of narrative and reflection. That was certainly present in some of the sessions.  There were good stories to be told and some deep thinking in evidence about the challenges that palliative care faces. The… Continue reading

Reporting from Philadelphia on hospice and palliative care in the USA – by David Clark

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I have just attended for the first time the annual meeting of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, held jointly with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. The venue was Philadelphia – the city of brotherly love – and over 3,000 people attended, mainly from the USA, but with small numbers from some… Continue reading

From reverie to reality: Palliative Care Students Conference 2015 – by P M Alakananda

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  How could we not believe miracles don’t happen when we actually witnessed one! That miracle to us was the successful accomplishment of the STUDENTSPALCON2015 international conference on the topic “youth in palliative care” organized mutually by the Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut and the Students in Palliative Care. To organize a conference was initially… Continue reading