First Farida Khanam Palliative Care Nurse Award encourages more nurses to join the field

The evolving epidemiology of life-limiting diseases across the world has created an urgent and growing need for palliative care services.

However, in a large proportion of the world there is no access to palliative care for persons with serious or terminal illness.

Palliative care is a new field in many countries, including Bangladesh. It focuses on