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Development and pilot evaluation of a home-based palliative care training and support package for young children in southern Africa

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The leading cause of death among young children in southern Africa is complications due to HIV infection and, in South Africa, over a third of all deaths of children younger than five are associated with HIV infection. There is a great and urgent need for children’s palliative care in Africa, whether HIV-related or not. It is often not possible for sick children and their carers to attend clinics and hospitals cannot accommodate children for long periods of time. As a result c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12904-016-0114-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Palliative Care Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
41
Publication date:
2016-04-09
Acceptance date:
2016-04-01
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ISSN:
1472-684X
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666213
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2016-12-16

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