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Promoting Hospice & Palliative Care Worldwide


2005; Volume 6, No 12, December



Many ways to help support palliative care.

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Message from the Chair & Executive Director:
Kathleen M. Foley, MD
Liliana De Lima, MHA

Article of the Month:
Dr. Ripamonti

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Teaching in Cuba

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day – Brazil, India and an Evaluation

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Roger Woodruff, MD

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Dr. William Farr

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Editor’s Notes

William Farr, PhD, MD

As we come to the end of another year of publishing the IAHPC Newsletter, I am humbled by the tremendous amount of love and creative energy that hospice and palliative care professionals have shared with us through their writings in the pages of this newsletter. We have learned a great deal from you all. I want to express my sincere thanks for your sharing your experiences and for the hard work you are all doing!

We have heard about many successes experienced by our colleagues who achieve much with very limited resources and under incredible circumstances. We recognize this hardship and support your work. I am confident that there is a bright future ahead, but we must not forget that there is much to be done before we can rest.

May the year ahead be filled with peace, progress, understanding and continued successes!


William Farr, PhD, MD
Newsletter Editor


Thank You Notes from recipients of the IAHPC’s Clearing House Program

New Guinea

Many thanks indeed for the copy of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and other publications you sent as part of the IAHPC Clearing House Program, We are delighted to receive them and we will make sure that the material is readily available to our students and academic and clinical staff.

Yours truly,
John D. Vince

Professor Child Health
University of Papua New Guinea
School of Medicine and Health Sciences


The Al-Taj Hospice team would like to thank you for the grateful donation of "Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine". This donation will make a great difference in quality of the cancer patient's care.

On behalf of our small and poor Palestinian community we would like to send our regards to IAHPC staff for their kind work.

God bless you and have a great day.
Kassim Baddarni

Al-Taj for Health and Heritage
Arraba - Galilee - Israel


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William Farr, PhD, MD
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