Your input on use of Morphine at family level in palliative care (4)

6 January, 2020

Dear Venus

Please have a look at our website concerning our textbook “International Maternal and Child healthcare: A practical manual for hospitals worldwide”

This textbook can be accessed from our website and chapter 1.16 is on palliative care in low resource settings may be helpful to you. There is also a chapter on pain control 1.15. These chapters can easily be downloaded as PDFs on (our low bandwidth site for the textbook)

With best wishes


Professor David Southall OBE, MBBS, MD, FRCPCH Honorary Medical Director Maternal and Childhealth Advocacy International MCAI, 1 Columba Court, Laide IV22 2NL, UK Mobile 0044 (0) 7710 674003 WhatsApp mobile-+44 7944 632011,,

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HIFA profile: David Southall is a retired Professor of Paediatrics and Honorary Medical Director of the Maternal and Child Health Advocacy International (MCAI). David founded MCAI in 1995 and currently is directing a task-sharing programme in Liberia aimed at the training of midwives in advanced obstetrics (including abdominal surgery) and the training of nurses and midwives in advanced neonatal care. David’s main interests include: medical education, approaches to healthcare based on human rights, sustained improvements in the emergency hospital care of pregnant women and adolescent girls, babies and children in disadvantaged countries, preventing the life-threatening abuse of children, and advocacy against armed conflict and the arms trade and its effects on mothers and children. director AT