Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

A journey into palliative care in Turkey: Everyone has the right to live without pain

Dr Serpil Özsezgin, Palliative Care Health Services, Turkey, explains the journey that has led to her setting up a mobile palliative care service. I worked in the ‘Painless Living Centre’ in Izmir, from 2000 to 2010 on pain management of … Continue reading

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Developing support for children and young people: The All-Ukrainian Association of Palliative and Hospice Care

Last year, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, we published a series of posts about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. This … Continue reading

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WeCare Festival: Living to the end – International Festival of Creative Representations of the End of Life

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The WeCare Chair: End of Life Care, a research group based at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain, has launched a call for creative expressions in the form of films, stories … Continue reading

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How to assess and address the wish to hasten death in daily clinical practice – the 4th International WeCare workshop

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Cristina Monforte-Royo and Josep Porta-Sales, WeCare: End of Life Care research group, Barcelona, Spain, describe how their international workshop links research to clinical practice WeCare: End of Life Care is a … 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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Religions together for palliative care

Representatives of all main religions and palliative care experts joined together in Rome, Italy, in March 2017 to promote the rights of all older people affected by advanced chronic conditions to receive palliative care. Dr Katherine I Pettus, PhD, International … Continue reading

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Progressing palliative care: Current perspectives and future directions

NEW SERIES: Ahead of the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, we shall be publishing posts from our plenary speakers . . . Today, Dr Diane Meier, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, New … Continue reading

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