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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Palliative care in Nepal

Gary Parkes - Oct. 27, 2016
Palliative care is not new in Nepal but having dedicated staff trained in the area is new. THis Christian mission hospital has a long history of employing counselers (Social Services) who are availabl...
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implementation Palliative Care Patient Centered Innovations
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Supporting Informal Caregivers

Thomas Bauer - June 20, 2016
Friends Last week the GHD Online family hosted a vibrant discussion on Supporting the Informal Caregiver. The discussion is listed below. This was a rich discussion with many resources shared. ...
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Caregiver chronic disease CHWs End of life care Hospice Care Palliative Care Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Supporting Health Care Professionals in Crucial Conversations

Thomas Bauer - June 20, 2016
Advance care planning is so much more than a document. It is about a conversation that prepares loved ones to make decisions about the care you want to receive in the event you cannot make your desir...
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Advance directives Crucial conversations End of life Hospic Living will MOST\MOLST Palliative Care POLST POST
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

"YP Speaks" Mini-Series: Pain and Palliative Care

Desiree Neufeld - April 21, 2015
Welcome to the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network's mini-series! Over the next two sessions, "YP Speaks" will discussing pain and palliative care in LMICs. Beginning Monday, April 27th ...
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chronic disease Pain Palliative Care
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Dying with Dignity: Hope for Rwanda as a post genocide society

During the genocide, a part of our humanity was lost along with the one million who perished. However, I’m still convinced that the concept of palliative care will bring back this part of humanity los...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Essential Medicines Palliative Care
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Access to Analgesics in Bangladesh

Jason Nickerson - Oct. 30, 2013
Hello, A colleague who is a pediatric palliative care specialist is currently working in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is encountering an all-too-common problem of being unable to access reliable supplies ...
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Access to essential medicines analgesics Anesthesia Barriers to Access no anesthesia Palliative Care
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Opportunity in Zambia for Palliative Care Expert

Sara Adelman - March 1, 2013
The Volunteer Healthcare Corps (VHC) is recruiting a Palliative Care Expert interested in serving a 3-6 month placement in Lusaka, Zambia. The placement would be supporting a successful partnership be...
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Adherence and Retention association building HIV/AIDS care Monitoring & Evaluation Palliative Care Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale Zambia