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Palliative care in Africa

Guest Editor: Anne Merriman

Cultural traditions and modern healthcare align in this special issue focusing on palliative care in Africa. Five original articles from on-the-ground experts, and an editorial by Nobel Peace Prize nominee Professor Anne Merriman, highlight the multiple angles of this complex topic.

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Watch Professor Anne Merriman discuss the various articles in the special issue.

Special Issue articles

Special Issue: Palliative care in Africa: a global challenge

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 11 Dec 2014 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2014.493

Special Issue: The current situation in education and training of health-care professionals across Africa to optimise the delivery of palliative care for cancer patients

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 11 Dec 2014 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2014.492

Special Issue: Palliative care for cancer patients in Sudan: an overview

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 11 Dec 2014 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2014.491

Special Issue: Home-based palliative care for adult cancer patients in Ibadan—a three year review

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 11 Dec 2014 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2014.490

Special Issue: Palliative care needs of HIV exposed and infected children admitted to the inpatient paediatric unit in Uganda

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 11 Dec 2014 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2014.489



Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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Cancer Intelligence