Jordan palliative care initiative: a WHO Demonstration Project.

  title={Jordan palliative care initiative: a WHO Demonstration Project.},
  author={Jan Stjernsw{\"a}rd and Frank D Ferris and Samir N. Khleif and Walid Jamous and Imad M Treish and Mohammed Naim Milhem and Mohammed Bushnaq and Ahmad Abdullah Al Khateib and Mohammad Nayef Al Shtiat and Mary S Wheeler and Alaa Din Alwan},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  volume={33 5},
A model for pain relief and palliative care for the Middle East has been established in Jordan. King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) in Amman is now a truly comprehensive cancer center as it includes palliative care for inpatients, outpatients, and patients at home. This is especially important in a country and a region where over 75% of the cancer patients are incurable when diagnosed. To support effective palliative care delivery, there have been many significant changes in Jordan between 2001… CONTINUE READING

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