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Li-Ka Shing Foundation National Hospice Service Program

Description
November 18, 1998 was a special day for hospice service in mainland China as it saw the opening of the first Hospice Unit, founded by Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF) to provide free home-based holistic care for patients with terminal cancer. This Hospice Unit at Shantou University Medical College-affiliated First Hospital proved to be a feasible model for mainland China where 19 additional Units were added and then the National Hospice Service Program was launched in 2001.
Region
Asia
Country
China
City
Shantou
Address
22 Xinling Road Shantou, Guangdong 515041, China
Website
http://www.lksf.org
Contact person
Li Ka-shing - Founder/Chairman

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