Palliative care overhaul needed: study

By Marc Membrere 10 January 2022, 7:36PM

Samoan family caregivers need more awareness about palliative care, according to a recent study by National University of Samoa (N.U.S.) staff and the Samoa Cancer Society.

The research - “Contextual Assessment of Family Caregivers’ Knowledge and Practice of Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in Samoa: A Qualitative Study” - investigated family caregivers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of palliative or end-of-life care for cancer patients.


By Marc Membrere 10 January 2022, 7:36PM

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