Tag Archives: Palliative care in primary care

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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New EAPC Primary Care Reference Group – first open meeting at EAPC World Congress

Professor Scott Murray, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and Dr Sébastien Moine, Université Paris 13, France, Co-chairs, European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group in Primary Care, invite all those interested in palliative care in primary care to join them … Continue reading

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2015 – a campaign for life

Clique aqui para ler a versão em português Santiago Corrêa is a family physician with a Master’s degree in Medical Science from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is the founder of ‘Estar ao Seu Lado,’ a project to promote … Continue reading

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Toolkit for the development of palliative care in the community

Professor Scott A Murray, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Taskforce in Primary Palliative Care; University of Edinburgh, UK, explains the background to a longer article selected as this month’s Editor’s Choice in Palliative Medicine. We live in … Continue reading

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Palliative care in primary care: an update from the taskforce

Scott A Murray, co-chair, Libby Sallnow, secretary, and Hélder Aguiar, member, the EAPC Taskforce on Primary Palliative Care This taskforce seeks to understand and develop the practice of palliative care in primary care throughout Europe. Its first meeting was held in … Continue reading

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