An evaluation of a morphine public health programme for cancer and AIDS pain relief in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Implementing WHO Recommendations for Palliative Care into Routine Lung Cancer Therapy: A Feasibility Project. Gaertner, Jan; Wolf, Juergen; Scheicht, Dennis; Frechen, Sebastian; Klein, Ursula; Hellmich, Martin; Ostgathe, Christoph; Hallek, Michael; Voltz, Raymond // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p727
Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) explicitly recommends the integration of palliative care (PC) early in the disease trajectory as part of the WHO definition of PC. Our comprehensive cancer centre decided to include this recommendation in the administrative directives for...
- World Health Organization Authorities Promote Greater Attention and Action on Palliative Care. Vitillo, Robert; Puchalski, Christina // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p988
The author reflects on the passing of a resolution concerning palliative care during the 67th World Health Organization (WHO) Assembly which was held in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2014. Topics discussed include an overview of the provisions and initiatives set by the resolution, the addition of...
- A new vision for palliative care: we are ready. Larkin, Phillip // International Journal of Palliative Nursing;2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p159
The author reflects on the resolution passed by the World Health Assembly (WHA) of the World Health Organization (WHO) in January 2014 which calls for an integration of hospice and palliative care into the existing national health services. The resolution instructs countries to ensure that...
- Palliative care, its need and role in cancer patients, in the Indian scenario. // Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology;Jun-Sep2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p119
The article discusses the importance and significant role of palliative care in cancer patients in the Indian scenario. The World Health Organization (WHO) explained that palliative care aims to achieve the best possible quality of life (QOL) for patients and their families and is an imperative...
- Supportive care and palliative care: a time for unity in diversity. Aapro, Matti S. // Annals of Oncology;Aug2012, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p1932
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- DTC/Imuthiol. Helquist, Michael // Advocate;5/24/88, Issue 499, p25
Discusses the effectiveness of the stomach cancer drug DTC in increasing the number of T-helper cells in AIDS patients. Other medical uses of DTC.
- Global Atlas of Palliative Care. // Africa Health;Mar2014, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p12
The article focuses on the "Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life," published jointly by the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to integrate palliative care in the modern healthcare system of all countries worldwide.
- Push for palliative care stokes debate. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Dec2013, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p902
The article reports on an increased demand for palliative care services being seen across the globe in 2013 as a result of the aging of populations and an increase in noncommunicable diseases. A discussion of the report "Global Atlas of Palliative Care", which will be published by the World...
- World Health Organization Guidelines for National Narcotics Control Policies. Barnard, David // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Aug2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p575
Focuses on the guidelines on national narcotics control policy developed and published by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in 2000. Events that have intensified palliative care professionals' awareness of the potential for drug regulatory authorities to affect physicians'...