2011; Volume 12, No 03, March



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Message from the Chair and Executive Director

Updates from 2 IAHPC Board Members

Two IAHPC Traveling Scholars’ Reports

Article of the Month

Palliative Care Book of the Month and Other Reviews

Literature on Global issues

Postgraduate curricula

New and renewing list of members plus donors


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Literature on Global issues

Global Public Health - Retreat from Alma Ata? The WHO's report on Task Shifting to community health workers for AIDS care in poor countries 

C. Campbell a; K. Scott


The Lancet (Letter) - Stronger guidance needed on lifelong care for chronic diseases

Raoul Andrada Bermejo, Nuggehalli S Prashant, Sanjib K Sharma


Performance-based financing: just a donor fad or a catalyst towards comprehensive health-care reform?

Bruno Meessen , Agnès Soucat & Claude Sekabaraga


The U.S. Global Health Initiative: A Country Analysis

From the Kaiser Family Foundation


The quality of death - Ranking end-of-life care across the world

From the Economist Intelligence Unit


Quality HIV Care to the End of life

Richard Harding, Victoria Simms, Eric Krakauer, Liliana DeLima, Julia Downing ,Eunice Garanganga, Kimberly Green, Liz Gwyther, and Diederik Lohman

Clinical Infectious Diseases 2011; Volume 52 (4), 553-554.


Supportive and Palliative Care Literature

The National Health Service Evidence – Supportive and Palliative Care

Dear all,

Each month there is a wide range of new items added to the NHS Evidence specialist collection on supportive and palliative care.  From last month’s list of entries, Dr Jason Boland has selected those which may be of particular interest (see below).  He can be contacted via: [email protected]

Users who cannot easily access the web links below from their email software should access the full list via the link near the top of the home page: http://www.library.nhs.uk/palliative/   or See the full lists of new records added each month

Best wishes,

Richard Stevens, Project Manager, NHS Evidence - supportive and palliative care

NHS Evidence - supportive and palliative care  - Feb 2011 Bulletin             


Dept of Health:

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)


Some of the items added to the 'Evidence in the News' RSS feed last month

Dr Richard Stevens,

University of Sheffield,  Academic Unit of Supportive Care,
Sykes House, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire,  S11 9NE, UK
Email: [email protected]

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