How Palliative Care and Disaster Risk Reduction reinforce each other

How Palliative Care and Disaster Risk Reduction reinforce each other – Mr Harsh Vardhan Sahni, Washington DC, USA I’ll call this friend Sneha. Her wedding was my last big celebration before the Covid19 lockdown. Friends and relatives showed up wearing their finest, danced into the night, did it again the next day, and the next.…

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Moment of hope during the humanitarian crisis in Manipur

Moment of hope during the humanitarian crisis in Manipur – Dr Nandan Choudhary, Imphal There is no denying that the world is in a state of chaos. But amidst all the turmoil, there are moments of hope and inspiration. Quoting Archbishop “Do your little bit of good where you are; it is those little bits…

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Palliative care during humanitarian crisis: An inside view from Ukraine

Palliative care during humanitarian crisis: An inside view from Ukraine – Dr Olena Riga (Ukraine), Ms Joan Marston (South Africa) For Ukrainians and many people across the globe, we see the world before Thursday, 24th February, 2022, and after that. The world for us is accordingly divided into light and darkness. Our society built a…

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Palliative Care in Peace and Humanitarian Crises

Palliative Care in Peace and Humanitarian Crises – Ms. Joan Marston, South Africa On the 16th of May the world commemorated the International Day of Living Together in Peace. Sadly, for many, peace is just a pipe-dream. According to the Global Humanitarian Overview of April 2022, there are 303 million people needing humanitarian assistance with…

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World Humanitarian Day 2021

World Humanitarian Day 2021: Humanitarian workers who save lives and care for the dying – Ms. Rachel Coghlan, Melbourne, Australia *This article contains excerpts from a Correspondence recently published in The Lancet by Rachel Coghlan for World Humanitarian Day 2021. World Humanitarian Day is celebrated every year on August 19. It is a day in…

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