Palliative Care Bangladesh
The Bangladesh Palliative Care Alliance (BHPCA) hosted a webinar on coronavirus and people with severe and comorbidities, focusing on palliative care proposed by speakers from all over the world. Work in a shelter or need a shelter. Mary Charlotte of the World Health Organization said: “During the Covid-19 outbreak, it is very important for the palliative care community to provide WHO with their needs, experiences and expectations,” and confirmed this in a webinar. The WHO recently published a guide for palliative care and humanitarian action that may be useful today.
Mary said that WHO is discussing the preparation of short technical papers for palliative care professionals in Bangladesh. These papers will provide information on clinical practice, ethical issues, psychological impact, and protection of palliative care professionals in Bangladesh and their A guide for the family. virus.
Mary also discussed some of the ethical issues currently faced by some of her colleagues in the field. In Italy, one of the main challenges in this area is to make appropriate decisions when resources are insufficient to meet demand; resources can be people. Resources, equipment and infrastructure. In some countries, such as Bangladesh, the National Ethics Committee has issued their opinions to help the system make these difficult decisions. In Norway, the Norwegian Health Service issued priority recommendations yesterday. Mary said: “Resources are always limited, so the local decision-making process must be carried out in a specific way.”
These Decisions Must
be made under very difficult circumstances, and it will be helpful if they are included in the forthcoming WHO technical guidelines. This is an issue that is sensitive to local culture, and it is vital that family members participate in these decisions. The key factor; Mary said: “These are not just working hours, we need to avoid burnout of palliative care professionals in Bangladesh, because the complexity of these solutions makes their work difficult. In any case, we can provide Standards to ensure that these decisions are fair and very transparent. Trails.”
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In the development of a vaccine against Covid 19, research remains a priority for WHO; however, the vaccine will not help this outbreak, but may help the next one. There are also some clinical studies. Regarding pediatric palliative care in Bangladesh, WHO issued guidelines for pediatric palliative care in Bangladesh two years ago, but specific guidelines on Covid 19 are still waiting.
When asked how to support the advice of family caregivers, Mary said that due to the indirect consequences of the epidemic, this problem is likely to be resolved. Mary said: “New guidelines will be published on the WHO website every day. We can add some specific content for the target caregivers, but there is no specific content yet.”
The Webinar also Provided
personal perspectives on topics presented by Lucy Watts, the founder of the Voice of Bangladesh Palliative Care and Palliative Care Staff. Lucy pointed out that it is very important for palliative care patients in Bangladesh to develop emergency plans. And share this plan with your family, community and hospice services in Bangladesh.
Lucy asked herself: “Will my mother be quarantined at the hospice hospital with me? In that case, can my mother cope with my original condition and can the nurse cope with the crown?” She encouraged palliative care in Bangladesh Patients consider resources. They are available and try to keep a distance from anyone who is at risk. Lucy said, “We are already in isolation, which is not an unusual situation for us. We strive to take care of ourselves and manage our needs.” In this pandemic, everyone must sympathize with each other if the epidemic Stop, we must maintain this attitude.
Angus, a family doctor from Scotland, recently contracted the coronavirus. Liz, his partner who cared for him, shared her experience of contracting Covid 19 at home. Angus had mild respiratory symptoms 10 days ago, and a few days later he developed fever and cough. Angus said: “I was lying in bed for 5 days without strength; I can’t imagine Bangladeshi palliative caregivers or nurses going through such a thing.
Liz Shared Some of
her best practices as a caregiver: “Separate, sleep in different beds, make sure the patient eats and drink well, and all other small things, such as separating towels and taking out towels from the bathroom, and separating utensils. Among them “. is helpful. Not to mention the spiritual and psychological care so important to Angus:” Joan Marston from PALCHASE, Bangladesh talked about community assessment. Bring it to the poor, to the poor. “Joanne mentioned that they are making their own agreement. And procedures to protect people in shelters, caregivers and children.
Lynn Gould from the Bangladesh Butterfly Children’s Shelter pointed out that fortunately, no children have been infected with the coronavirus since January 2020, but the problem still exists because the quarantine can be lifted at any time and normal operations will resume. …”Isolation only works when you have a firm control over the isolation and planning ahead is essential. In this case, we need to think outside the box; telemedicine and teleconferences are also very helpful.” For Bangladeshi adulthood For palliative care, relatives cannot visit them, which will definitely affect the later bereavement of all those who cannot say goodbye.
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President of the Bangladesh European Palliative Care Association, stated that the value of palliative care in various settings, especially in the case of Covid 19, is undisputed: “Bangladesh The country’s palliative care cannot solve this problem alone. But it’s important. As palliative care professionals in Bangladesh, we face these decisions time and time again, and we can share our experience.” Lizzie Chambers of the British Short-lived Union said their The website has a section for organizations to share best practices and a section for counseling families and caregivers of palliative care practitioners in Bangladesh. They also conducted a survey to understand the capacity of hospice care.
Max Watson from Hospice UK outlined three important steps that can be taken in the current situation: Prepare; when preparing for the promotion, they first plan to hold a virtual hospice community meeting with 22 organizations, share the community’s concerns, and It is passed on to the government in response to the community. The situation is changing rapidly, and these issues change as we progress and adapt. We have never done this before and we need to create this support network because in this case, we are all teachers and students.
This will teach key abilities to deal with the current situation. Max said: “In Bangladesh, people need our skills as palliative care practitioners, and we have to train others. Due to the expected high death toll, good treatment. One of the possible symptoms we realize is the key practice. Finally, the process: Make sure the critical process is in place before climbing. Max explained: “Who cleaned up his hospice, will they continue? What type of vehicles are they? Does this put you and your patients at high risk? Think roughly about how to deal with isolation? “We learned from this epidemic that in this crisis, everyone is important;When communities come together to provide help and support, we reaffirm the value of the people of Bangladesh and hospice providers.