photo gallery

 

International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN)

Recent research carried out for the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) indicates that more than 21 million children globally would benefit from palliative care.

So where are these children and why are they hidden? Or are they hidden? If so – where does the fault lie? And what can we do to make these children visible?

“An unacceptable number of children may be ‘hidden’ in plain sight – seen in healthcare services but not referred for palliative care because there are no palliative care services for children, or because clinicians do not understand the potential benefits for their young patients.”

Ahead of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Joan Marston, Chief Executive Officer of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network, explains the theme of this year’s event and why so many of the world’s children are ‘hidden’

Read more
http://hospicecare.com/about-iahpc/publications/newsletter/2015/09/global-palliative-care-community-highlights/

     
 
  © 2015. Pain Relief and Palliative Care Society - Hyderabad pixel