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Tanzania

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Tanzania (population 36.59 million) is a country in Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, that covers an area of 945, 087 km2. The palliative care is provided by four organizations: Selian ... More


Sierra Leone

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The Republic of Sierra Leone (population 5.88 million) is a country in Western Africa bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 71, 740 km 2 and its boundaries border the countries of ... More


Volunteering in hospice and palliative care in Poland and Eastern Europe

Piotr Krakowiak and Leszek Pawłowski

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Hospice and palliative care in Central and Eastern European countries benefits from volunteers involved in a variety of services. The variety of volunteering across the region reflects diverse ... More


Volunteering in hospice and palliative care in The Netherlands

Anne Goossensen and Jos Somsen

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter describes the history and organization of palliative care volunteering in The Netherlands, volunteer roles in different settings, legislative and political influences on palliative care ... More


The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Steven Howlett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Volunteers have a long history of supporting the development and delivery of hospice and palliative care in most countries throughout the world. As hospice and palliative care services anticipate ... More


Pulling it all together

Steven Howlett and Ros Scott

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

In approaching this book, we set out to gather accounts from different countries of the changing landscape of volunteering in hospice and palliative care. We sought to understand volunteering within ... More


Republic of the Congo (Congo-brazzaville)

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Republic of the Congo (population 2.99 million people) is a country in Western Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean that covers an area of 342, 000 km2. There appears to be just one ... More


In our own words …

Ros Scott

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter explores the experience of volunteers in hospice and palliative care their own words. Frequently we hear about the work of volunteers from paid staff, from research, but not always from ... More


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