Network news ICPCN - Bringing you the latest news from ICPCN and the International Children's edition of ehospice - 30/JUL/14

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  • 1. Bringing you the latest news from ICPCN and the International Children's edition of ehospice We invite you to be involved As a network, ICPCN values the involvement of members. Please don't hesitate to make contact with us with your ideas or for information, suggestions and advice. Universal symbol - Deadline extended We have extended the deadline for submissions for a universal symbol for children's palliative care to 15 August. We have already received some great ideas and wanted to give those who have 'forgotten' a little extra time to submit their ideas. Find out more. We'd like to share your stories with the world We are also still looking for true stories provided in writing or video clips that can be used to advocate for children's palliative care. Wherever you are in the world, we would like to hear how palliative care made a difference. Find out more
  • 2. Children in war zones - how should we respond? In 2006 Joanna Santa Barbara wrote that it was time for health professionals to define war as a serious global public health problem. The ICPCN is concerned about children in war zones suffering unspeakable deprivation, abuse, injuries and even death. What should the palliative care community's response be to this suffering? We'd like to know your thoughts and views on this topic. Read our full report here.   Queensland Kids hospice closer to reality Click here  The 3 languages of children Click here First ever training in children's palliative care in Namibia For the first time in Namibia a large multi-professional group of doctors, nurses and social workers received 5 days of training in an ICPCN course introducing them to children's palliative care. There were also a number of professionals attending the course representing the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare and from the Ministry of Health and Social Services.Read more here. What's new on ehospice?  India adds PPC to curriculum for paediatricians Click here  Making seaside dreams come true in Romania Click here  Developing resilience in families facing LL illnesses Click here  A day of sport for siblings at Richard House Click here
  • 3.  First regional network launched in The Netherlands Click here Face book T w i t t e r Webs ite Copyright © 2014 ICPCN, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: Cluster Box 3050 Assagay, 3624 South Africa