June 26, 2019This final piece in our 'Unsung Angels' special report on palliative care looks at the vivid images captured by documentary photographer SC Shekar, as he hopes to create more awareness of the need for palliative care.
June 21, 2019Palliative care gives patients with life-limiting diseases the support to live their best life. And at Hospis Malaysia, they are helping seriously ill patients to live life to the fullest.
June 21, 2019For seriously ill patients, the palliative care they receive is crucial because it does not only give them relief but also comfort and dignity. The first of this three-part series, Unsung Angels, highlights the importance of palliative care and the need to increase such services.
November 30, 2017Warning: The following post contains some graphic images
After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July, Japanese senior Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital, so he spent most of his remaining weeks at home.
"There are about 20 people on the...