Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Viewing palliative care through posters at the 15th EAPC World Congress Madrid

Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress. Christoph Ostgathe, Chair of the 2017 Scientific Committee, and Julie Ling, CEO EAPC, explain how posters are judged and announce this year’s winners. Over two days at the Madrid World … Continue reading

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Equality of opportunity in academic palliative care: What’s the problem?

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK Is there a problem with gender bias in academic palliative care? This was the question I pondered at the 2016 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Cross-national comparisons today and in the future – An interview with Dr Lara Pivodic, winner of the Palliative Medicine Early Researcher Award

  Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognize and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research. For the first time one of the three awards is sponsored … Continue reading

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Dignity and other lessons from Portuguese clinical research – An interview with Dr Miguel Julião winner of the EAPC Clinical Impact Award

LIVE FROM THE 15TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognize and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make … Continue reading

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Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities: An International Perspective – An interview with Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, winner of the EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 15th EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care … Continue reading

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The first mapping study for palliative care development in the Eastern Mediterranean region and Africa launched at EAPC World Congress

  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Reporting live from the 15th EAPC World Congress in Madrid, Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Programme at the University of Navarra, Spain, explains the background to two … Continue reading

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Finding our way – palliative care in humanitarian situations

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. In the coming weeks, we shall be looking at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn … Continue reading

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