Congratulations to Julia Downing, Executive Director of ICPCN and a past IAHPC board member, who has been shortlisted for the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award. Just 10 of more than 24,000 nurses were nominated for the award. Join the IAHPC team and vote for Ms. Downing to acknowledge her contribution to palliative care.
IAHPC Board Member Nahla Gafer and Zipporah Ali were speakers at the ICPCN Children’s Palliative Care Webinar Series. Dr. Gafer’s topic was “End of life care,” while Dr. Ali spoke on “Supporting the family at the time of death.” Listen to the recording.
Carlos Centeno coauthored “Region-Specific Macroindicators on Palliative Care Development in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A Delphi study,” in press by the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal and which can be read on the World Health Organization website. The article discusses the process a group of newly formed palliative care experts from the region used to identify relevant and feasible macroindicators, as well as their findings.
Gulnara Kunirova, Nahla Gafer, and Layth Mula-Hussain were three of 58 coauthors of “Evaluating Pain Management Practices for Cancer Patients among Health Professionals: A Global Survey,” a study published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine. The report discusses how to improve cancer pain therapy and what role knowledge, beliefs and other barriers play.
The IAHPC leadership would like to thank the many members who participated in stories and columns in this month’s newsletter.
Links to IAHPC programs mentioned above: Global Consensus-Based Palliative Care Definition, Opioid Price Watch, and the COVID-19 Briefing Notes.
A list of individuals who joined, or renewed their membership with, IAHPC during the past month.
|Anam Cara House Colac Inc||Australia|
|Lidia Justino Mondlane||Mozambique|
|Jacquline Pereira Sabga||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Lisa Christine Irumba||Uganda|
|Mhoira E F Leng||Uganda|
|Cheryl Marks||United States|
|Maria Mercedes Bernada||Uruguay|
|ADWOA BEMAH Boamah Mensah||Ghana|
|Phyela S.K.J. Mbeya||Malawi|
|Luiz Felipe Nogueira||Portugal|
|Doiuchi-Duran Maki||United States|
|Jamie Eaddy Chism||United States|
See the full list of IAHPC members