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ICPCN calls for palliative care to be standard in the treatment of children with cancer

Today is International Childhood Cancer Day Today, Friday 15 February 2019, is International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD). The focus of this year’s ICCD is on reducing cancer and treatment related pain. Marked on calendars around the world, the day reminds us that cancer affects people of all ages and, without exception, dramatically changes the lives […]

Call for small grant applications for palliative care development in Africa

The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. All work supported by this programme must adhere to the WHO definition of palliative care All funding decisions are made by the Trustees of […]

Global MBA entrepreneurial venture award for co-founder of Hummingbird House

Co-founder of Hummingbird House in Queensland, Australia, and ICPCN International Board of Trustees Vice Chair, Paul Quilliam, was awarded the MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award at a ceremony held in London last Friday 1 February. A graduate of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Executive MBA Graduate Business School, he was nominated along with another three MBA […]

How can you get involved this International Childhood Cancer Day?

International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated worldwide on 15 February. This year the focus will be on reducing cancer and treatment related pain. ICCD is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness and promote an increased appreciation and deeper understanding of the challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and their […]