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Global Partners in Care

Thematic Focus Areas

Improving access to hospice and palliative care worldwide where the need is great and resources are few through collaborative partnerships between US and international organizations.
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16-1590512

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11018

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When tasked with writing a blog post that would be published in the middle of November, my first thought was, “Perfect, easy – everyone loves a post that is comforting, moving and inspiring during the season of giving thanks!” When I learned the blog post topic was global health, well … after the last 18 months we’ve had, all I could think was, “How am I supposed to put a positive spin on global health at a time like this?” While the state of global health these days may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking…

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Right now, millions of children globally need palliative care. Palliative care is essential for cancer patients – including children with cancer. According to the World Health Organization, “Palliative care for children represents a special, albeit closely related field to adult palliative care”. It is an active and total approach to care, embracing physical, emotional, social and spiritual elements. It focuses on quality of life for the child and support for the whole family. The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) advocates for children’s palliative care to be acknowledged and respected as a unique discipline within health care systems and provided by suitably trained and qualified people to all children with incurable or life-threatening conditions and their families, regardless of where they live in the world. See how some of our partners are supporting pediatric cancer patients. Kawempe Home Care – Defying the Odds (Uganda) Muhamed is 18 years old and…