Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Neuro-palliative care in India

Neurology in palliative care is receiving an increasingly high profile at global conferences. Professor David Oliver, European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Board Member and Chair of the EAPC Neurology in Palliative Care Reference Group, reports. In Bengaluru (Bangalore) in … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

2018 marks a special year in the history of palliative care, not least the 10th EAPC World Congress that takes place in Bern, Switzerland, on 24 to 26 May. Co-chairs of the Scientific Committee, Luc Deliens (Belgium) and Per Sjøgren … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017 message from the EAPC

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care, writes:                                                Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, As I write, I hope that you are at least thinking of taking some time out over the Christmas break, which is … Continue reading

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EAPC 16th World Congress, Berlin 2019 – call for proposals for Parallel and ‘Meet the Expert’ Sessions

Dr Sébastien Moine, Chair of the EAPC Scientific Committee, Berlin 2019, invites you to get involved in planning the content for the Congress. The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care – ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping … Continue reading

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Celebrating hospice and palliative care volunteers

  Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari, Co-chairs of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care. Today is the United Nations (UN) International Volunteer Day, a day on which volunteering is celebrated … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Towards a WHO policy for strengthening palliative care education for all healthcare professionals

Frank Elsner, Phil Larkin, Stefan Lorenzl and Piret Paal explain why it’s important that all EAPC members contribute to a new EAPC online survey to evaluate the core elements of palliative care and shape our teaching and learning strategies. The … Continue reading

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EAPC Board Matters: Board members of the European Association for Palliative Care meet in Dublin

Professor David Oliver, University of Kent, UK, and a board member of the European Association for Palliative Care, describes key activities that were discussed at the autumn board meeting held in Dublin, Ireland, on 17 to 19 October 2017. The … Continue reading

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