World Cancer Day asks us to reflect on how we can play our part, as a collective or as individuals, in reducing the global burden of cancer. The “global burden of cancer” is actually an aggregate of the very real burden that falls on individual people: on cancer patients, their family members and…
Por Katherine Pettus, PhDAdvocacy Officer, International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC)
Entitled "Palliative care is public health: principles to practice", this will be an opportunity for hospices, and the organisations with whom they collaborate, to share, learn and network internationally.
In order to feed into the report being prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for the UNGASS, NGOs from all over the world have submitted their contributions on how drug control affects human rights.
Based on accumulated evidence and data on non-medical use, diversion and trafficking, and evidence of ketamine’s therapeutic value, there are serious concerns around placing the substance under international control.