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Monday, 16th September 2019
WHO Resources

In the main library

WHO Manuals & Documents 

Infographics on Palliative Care 
http://www.who.int/ncds/management/palliative-care/pc-infographics/en/

 Palliative Care Fact sheet N°402 July 2015 
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs402/en/

 Planning and implementing palliative care services: a guide for programme managers. 
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250584/1/9789241565417-eng.pdf?ua=1

Papers 

The Catalonia WHO Demonstration Project of Palliative Care: Results at 25 Years (1990-2015) 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27233146

 Mental health response in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake: a case study for building long-term solutions 
Mental_Health_Response_in_Haiti.pdf

 Palliating a pandemic:“all patients must be cared for” 
PC_in_flu_pandemic_J_Pain_Symptom_Manage_2010.pdf

 Pain after earthquake 
Pain_after_earthquake_Italy_Scand_J_Trauma_Resu.pdf

 Best practices in developing a national palliative care policy in resource limited settings: lessons from five African countries 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4970625/

 A palliative care link nurse programme in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: an evaluation using mixed methods 
https://bmcpalliatcare.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12904-016-0115-6

 Poverty reduction in India through palliative care (PRIPCare): A pilot project 
http://www.jpalliativecare.com/article.asp?issn=0973-1075;year=2017;volume=23;issue=1;spage=41;epage=45;aulast=Ratcliff

 The Impact of a Home-Based Palliative Care Program (HBPC) in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) 
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/jpm.2016.0265

 Global Framework for Noncommunicable Diseases: How Can We Monitor Palliative Care? 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3698669/pdf/jpm.2012.0493.pdf

 International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) List of Essential Practices in Palliative Care 
http://hospicecare.com/resources/palliative-care-essentials/iahpc-list-of-essential-practices-in-palliative-care/

Toolkits 

Palliative Care Toolkits and Training Manual Files 
http://www.thewhpca.org/resources/category/palliative-care-toolkits-and-training-manual

Interviews

Interview of Professor Dr Kenneth Goodman, Head of the WHO Collaborating Center for Ethics and Global Policy 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTzcgG-iANo

Videos

Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life Enforce. Law Guaranteeing Pain Relief 

https://youtu.be/_-UuXTVBsKw

National PC guidelines

RWANDA: Five-Year (2010-14) Strategic Plan for Palliative Care for Incurable Diseases January 
Rwanda_MoH_PC_strategic_plan_2010-2014_1101.pdf

 Rwanda Standards and Guidelines for the Provision of Palliative Care for Incurable Diseases 
Rwanda_MoH_PC_Standards__Guidelines_18May2011.pdf

 Rwanda National Palliative Care Policy 
Rwanda_MoH_PC_Policy_1101.pdf

 MEXICO: Programa nacional de capacitación en cuidados paliativos para equipos de primer contacto en atención primaria 
Programa_Natl_Cuidados_Paliativos_Mexico_2014.pdf

 MALAWI: A Field Guide for Community Home-Based Care Volunteers 
PC_Guide_for_HBC_Volunteers_Malawi_2008.pdf

 MALAWI NATIONAL PALLIATIVE CARE POLICY 
Malawi_MoH_Natl_PC_Policy_October_2014.pdf

 MALAWI NATIONAL PALLIATIVE CARE GUIDELINES 
Malawi_MoH_Natl_PC_Guidelines_1103.pdf

 Palliative Care Training Manual for Home Based Care Volunteers in Malawi 
Malawi_MoH_home_based_pc_train_manual_1001.pdf

 Colombia Palliative Care law 
Colombia_PC_Law_140908.pdf 

Others guidelines

 

Standards for Providing Quality Palliative Care Across Africa 
https://www.researchgate.net/file.PostFileLoader.html?id=562883c65e9d977e768b45a0&assetKey=AS%3A287244150689806%401445495750410

 Integrated palliative care 
http://www.insup-c.eu/IntegratedPalliativeCare2016.pdf

 Guía de Práctica Clínica para el Manejo de Pacientes con Insomnio en Atención Primaria 
http://www.guiasalud.es/GPC/GPC_465_Insomnio_Lain_Entr_compl.pdf

 DECENT CARE VALUES IN PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES A FORMATIVE EVALUATION 
http://ltgassociates.com/pdf/DecentCare.pdf

 An ethical framework for integrating palliative care principles into the management of advanced chronic or terminal conditions 
https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/_files_nhmrc/publications/attachments/rec31_ethical_framework_palliative_care_terminal_140519.pdf

 Guide on the decision-making process regarding medical treatment in end-of-life situations 
http://www.coe.int/en/web/bioethics/guide-on-the-decision-making-process-regarding-medical-treatment-in-end-of-life-situations

 Sub-community: Palliative Care and Primary Health Care

In the library

Models of palliative care

 

 2016 - CanSupport: a model for home-based palliative care delivery in India 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27481319

 2016 - Self-reported impact of caregiving on voluntary home-based caregivers in Mutale Municipality, South Africa
http://www.phcfm.org/index.php/phcfm/article/view/976

 2007 - Kerala, India: A Regional Community-Based Palliative Care Model 
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885392407001078

 Assessing and responding to palliative care needs in rural sub-Saharan Africa: Results from a model intervention and situation analysis in Malawi 
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0110457

 

WHO Guidelines

 WHO Planning and implementing palliative care services: A guide for programme managers (2016) 
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250584/1/9789241565417-eng.pdf

Integration

 2016 - Integrating palliative care into the trajectory of cancer care 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4772864/

 2012 - Primary palliative care: the potential of primary care physicians as providers of palliative care in the community in the Eastern Mediterranean region. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22571096

 2012 - Integrating Palliative Care Into Primary Care 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22976363

 

Opioid access

 2015 - Opioid availability and palliative care in Nepal: influence of an international pain policy fellowship. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24768596

Sub-community: Paediatric and Palliative Care

In the library

Evaluation

2016 - Development and pilot evaluation of a home-based palliative care training and support package for young children in southern Africa. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27061570

 

 

 2009 - The beginnings of children's palliative care in Africa: evaluation of a children's palliative care service in Africa. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19922001

  

2013 - Assessment of the need for palliative care for children – Three Country Report: South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe 

https://www.unicef.org/aids/files/Palliative_Care_Three_Country_Report_Nov13.pdf

Standards

IMPaCCT: Standards for paediatric palliative care in Europe 

http://www.eapcnet.eu/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=ShMQyZuTfqU%3D

Models of palliative care

2016 - Pediatric Palliative Care in Kelantan: A Community Engagement Model 
http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJMS/article/view/27139

 2014 - Pediatric palliative care in sub-saharan Africa: a systematic review of the evidence for care models, interventions, and outcomes 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23972573

 2015 - Children’s palliative care in low- and middle-income countries 
http://adc.bmj.com/content/early/2015/09/13/archdischild-2015-308307

Developing children’s palliative care in Africa through beacon centres: lessons learnt 

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-684X/12/8

Oncology 

 2015 - The prioritisation of paediatrics and palliative care in cancer control plans in Africa 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26042935 

2016 - Specialist Pediatric Palliative Care Referral Practices in Pediatric Oncology: A Large 5-year Retrospective Audit 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4973486/ 

Sub-community: Palliative care and humanitarian health crisis 

In the library 

 2007 - Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide 
https://archive.ahrq.gov/research/mce/mceguide.pdf

 2009 - Palliative care considerations in mass casualty events with scarce resources 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19635004

 2007 - Critical issues in preparing for a mass casualty event: highlights from a new community planning guide 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17903095

 2012 - Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24830057 

 2015 - mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG) 
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/mhgap_hig/en/

2012 - Surgical Palliative Care in Haiti 
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039610911000028

 2012 - Pain after earthquake 
https://sjtrem.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1757-7241-20-43

 2010 - Palliating a pandemic: "all patients must be cared for". 
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885392409011439