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Milestone on the road to Universal Health Coverage: Palliative care is now included in the Declaration of Astana on Primary Health Care

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), as a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), was invited to attend the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan on 25-26 October.   … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church advocates for palliative care

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The Pontifical Academy of Life has published a White Paper on Palliative Care Global Advocacy. Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Team, University of Navarra, Spain, and Coordinator of … Continue reading

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Advocating for palliative care in Rome

In a follow-up to her previous post, Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC), reports on the 68th WHO Europe Regional Committee Meeting held last week in Rome. Although we missed the presence of EAPC’s … Continue reading

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Palliative care airtime at the WHO Euro Committee Meeting in Rome

Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC), prepares for an important WHO meeting starting in Rome today…  The 68th WHO Europe Regional Committee (RC38) meeting in Rome (September 17-21) will consider several important reports and … Continue reading

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A call to action for regional and national palliative care organisations …

Put Palliative Care into the Political Declaration for the 3rd High-level Meeting on NCDs! In this advocacy backgrounder, Katherine Pettus, PhD, International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC) Advocacy Officer, explains how global organisations are working together to ensure that … Continue reading

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