LIFE ASKED DEATH

Developing Palliative Care in Asia - Short Film

More than half of all patients with cancer experience pain. In advanced disease, close to two thirds of patients report pain, about half of whom suffer pain of moderate-to-severe intensity.If cancer pain is not adequately treated, it can have devastating consequences that affect the quality of life of patients and their families. Palliative care improves the lives of patients and their families.  Watch ‘Life asked Death’ now and learn how palliative care services can be developed in ALL countries.

Useful Links

Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN):
http://aphn.org/

Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life:
http://www.who.int/cancer/publications/palliative-care-atlas/en/

Lien Foundation:
http://www.lienfoundation.org/

Pain & Policy Studies Group:
http://www.painpolicy.wisc.edu/

Quality of Death Index 2015:
https://www.eiuperspectives.economist.com/healthcare/2015-quality-death-index

Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance:
http://thewhpca.org/

WHO Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) information:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs355/en/

WHO Palliative Care information:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs402/en/

WHA Resolution 67.19 – Strengthening of Palliative Care as a Component of Comprehensive Care Throughout the Life Course:
http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Js21454zh/

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