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Learn about the impact of a program

Register for the online International Palliative Care Network Conference -2017 and learn of the very impressive outcomes demonstrated by the Transitions Program at Sharp Healthcare lead by Dr Daniel Hoefer. Learn from the convenience of your office or home at your pace. The conference runs from Nov15- Dec15. Click here for details.

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Sponsor a Colleague!

The International Palliative Care Network Conference – 2017 is being offered at a highly subsidized rate. We heard your feedback and have upgraded our platform for the conference. We also understand that not all our colleagues will be able to afford the registration fee. True to our movement being a grassroots one, we have created an opportunity for individuals, teams, programs and organizations to sponsor colleagues that are not able to afford the registration fee. Click here for details.

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Guatemala: Thousands face needless end-of-life suffering

2017 May 25

Thousands of patients with advanced illnesses in Guatemala suffer unnecessarily from severe pain because they cannot get appropriate pain medications, reports Human Rights Watch. The report documents how Guatemala’s drug control regulations – meant to prevent drug abuse – make it almost impossible for many patients with cancer and other advanced illnesses to get strong pain medicines like morphine. Guatemala’s lack of
effort to ensure access to palliative care (PC), regulatory barriers, and needlessly restrictive and complex regulations on controlled substances condemn many patients with pain to needless suffering, with devastating consequences for them and their families.

Click here to access Media Watch to read more!

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