Palliative care, a framework of caregiving that is making rapid progress in healthcare institutions and communities across the country, can raise the quality of life of many severely ill patients.
In other countries, hospice is a term for centres that provide end-of-life care for terminally-ill patients. In Thailand, there are many places providing services in the manner of hospices, such as Wat Phrabat Nam Phu in Lopburi district,
Dental hygiene may not seem that important to most people, because it does not usually create many problems in our daily life.
Most people think of death as an unfortunate eventuality and are often afraid to talk about it openly. When a close friend or a family member suddenly becomes sick
A 26 year old graduate of Silpakorn University was preparing to go to graduate school. A taekwondo champion with many titles under her belt, she was healthy, successful and marching forward on the life-path that she had planned out.
Why should cancer patients join a cancer support group? Won’t being surrounded by other sick people make them feel worse?
Hospitals are among one of the places where suffering can be easily encountered, though the reason why hospitals exist is for the treatment of suffering.
On the 15th of September 2018, I had the opportunity to take part in I SEE You contemplative care #1. The event revealed a tight-knit and gentle community that had coalesced out of its members’ shared interest in life and death.
Thailand has transitioned into an aging society; in a terrain well-prepared to respond to the needs of an aging population, citizens are receiving comprehensive and timely support.