A new Little Stars film out of Russia tells the story of Anastassia who was diagnosed with Hyperinsulinism when she was only two weeks old. It looks at how the palliative care team from the Russian Children’s Palliative Care Foundation support Anastassia and her family. In this latest Little Stars film we meet Anastassia Krupenrova, …continue reading »
The ICPCN is pleased to announce that Richard Newton, a specialist correspondent with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for us in May this year. The Virgin Money London Marathon is …continue reading »
28 February 2015 is Rare Disease Day. The theme for this year is: Living with a rare disease A rare disease, also referred to as an orphan disease, is a life-threatening or chronically debilitating disease that affects a small percentage of the population. As a group, rare diseases are not uncommon however at least 75 per …continue reading »
ICPCN is proud to support the Access Our Medicine Initiative. To date they have collected over 90,000 signatures for affordable medicine and we know our community can help them reach 100,000 signatures. We are asking you to take 2.5 seconds to add your voice for affordable medicine for all, including children, at www.accessourmedicine.com.
A multi-country study undertaken to explore and document the current psychosocial and sexual reproductive health needs of adolescents living with HIV in southern Africa has found that adolescents across Southern Africa face barriers to HIV prevention and treatment, contributing to increasing AIDS-related deaths in this age group. The regional study has highlighted areas where the …continue reading »
At present there is limited access to palliative care services and to medicines essential to pain treatment in México. A recent report from Human Rights Watch (HRW), Care When There Is No Cure, found that currently only a few dozen public healthcare institutions in the country offer palliative care and even fewer provide it in patients’ …continue reading »