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From Rio Grande to Astana: The dream of palliative care as part of Universal Health Coverage must include primary care

In a recent post, Katherine Pettus, Sébastien Moine and Gulnara Kunirova explained why the Declaration of Astana’s decisive inclusion of palliative care as an essential service supports integration of our discipline into universal health coverage.   In this post, we hear from Santiago … Continue reading

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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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