Universal Health Coverage is possible

The United Nations has unanimously endorsed Universal Health Coverage twice, but universal action has not yet been taken, despite the fact that rich and poor countries have proven that Universal Health Coverage is possible.

A place for all seasons

Are you seeking an idyllic setting for your retirement, an opportunity to experience a worry-free world where you can relax in comfort and pursue your own interests at leisure?

Belgium gives kids right to die

More than a decade after legalising euthanasia for adults, Belgium is set to extend mercy-killing to terminally-ill children.

Palliative care experts in short supply

As baby-boomers age and the number of people with serious chronic illnesses continues to rise, the demand for experts in palliative medicine is sure to outstrip the supply.

Spiritual care rare at end of life

Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients.

Landmark right-to-die appeal dismissed

A British court has rejected appeals for the right to die by a paralysed road accident victim and the family of a deceased locked-in syndrome sufferer.

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