Category Archives: EAPC Taskforces/special projects

Strictly Come Dying: Will it be a fast dance or a slow waltz?

Only 30 days to #EAPC2019 … The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC): ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping the future’ will explore how palliative care fits with the current global health and identify areas where … 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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Another milestone for neurology and palliative care: EAPC and EAN join forces at neurology congress in Lisbon

David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, Chair of EAPC Palliative Care in Neurology Reference Group and EAPC Board member. At the recent 4th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Lisbon, the close collaboration between … Continue reading

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The changing face of volunteering in hospice and palliative care– new book launches at 10th EAPC World Research Congress

Dr Ros Scott, Co-Chair European Association for Palliative Care Task Force on Volunteering, and Dr Steven Howlett, Deputy Director, Roehampton University Business School, are co-editors of a new book that explores the complex phenomenon that is volunteering in hospice and … Continue reading

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The next Italian challenge: Primary palliative care development

Caterina Magnani is a physician specialized in anesthesiology and general practice, and Head of Research at Antea Palliative Care Centre in Rome, Italy. Together with colleagues of Antea, she has translated the ‘EAPC Primary Palliative Care Toolkit’ into Italian. Carlo … Continue reading

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New videos for clinicians, teachers, researchers and patients to show how early palliative care might work for people with all illnesses

Big changes have recently been made to the web page of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group. Scott Murray and Sébastien Moine, Co-chairs of the Primary Care Reference Group, unveil some of the great resources … Continue reading

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Winter Summit in Palliative Medicine – Heart and Spirit in Palliative Care

Dr Piotr Sobanski, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Task Force on Palliative Care for People with Heart Disease, reports on a recent conference held in Poland that could be the first step for a joint programme of … Continue reading

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