Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

Because I matter: It is just as important to know how to care as it is to cure

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL It’s been a triple celebration in Pamplona in northern Spain where the team have celebrated the 75thanniversary of Hospital San Juan de Dios, the 27th anniversary of their palliative care unit … Continue reading

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Why my hat’s on for children’s palliative care – #HatsOn4CPC

CELEBRATING HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide.  Lizzie Chambers, Director of Research and Programmes, Together for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hats On for Children’s Palliative Care – #HatsOn4CPC – 2018  

HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide. Ahead of this year’s Hats on for Children’s Palliative Care, Professor … Continue reading

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Because I Matter: Celebrating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2018

October 13 is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. This year the theme is ‘Because I Matter’, highlighting the importance of listening to, involving and collaborating with people with direct experience of serious illness in all aspects of palliative care. … 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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