Karina Rey: ‘Fairmed gets involved in places where diseases of poverty run rampant’

The need was great, the misery was glaring. Karina Rey found herself unable to close her eyes to what was going on in the rain forest of Cameroon. She felt a need to help alleviate the suffering. The employee of Fairmed speaks with DeinAdieu about her commitment to the poorest of the poor.

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Palliative care for children can last for years

PD Dr. med. Eva Bergsträsser is the head of the palliative care department at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich. She and her team care for critically ill and dying children and accompany their siblings and relatives through the difficult time. She spoke to DeinAdieu about her work. She talked about living and dying.

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Alexandra Zeiter, specialist lawyer for inheritance law: “I see a lot of family stories.”

Alexandra Zeiter advises people on how to write wills, represents relatives who are about to lose their inheritance and supports NGOs who have to fight for their money. The specialist lawyer for inheritance law and lecturer at the University of Zurich also took NGOs into account in her own will.

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Angela Grossmann: «I can learn a lot from so-called disabled people.»

Happy moments were rare in the past two months. If I had looked for them, I don’t know if I would have found them. So it was a moment of happiness that began with laughter and smiles. A moment that brought me and photographer Paolo Foschini light-heartedness and happiness and that helped us have a […]

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«Marc, your optimism gives me strength.»

At the Mathilde Escher Foundation, DeinAdieu met Marc who has muscular dystrophy. He is one of the oldest people with this terminal illness. This encounter left its marks. «Your optimistic outlook made a deep impression on me», says the author.

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Dieter Förster: “The Helping Hand saved our family”

Joy goes hand in hand with sorrow in many people’s life stories. 83-year-old Dieter Förster recounted the highs and lows in his life to DeinAdieu.

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