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Host a screening of Little Stars for World Hospice & Palliative Care Day

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Not sure how to celebrate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day in your part of the world? Why not host a screening of the award winning documentary from Little Stars featuring stories of 'hidden patients' from around the globe?

Hidden Lives / Hidden Patients: theme announced for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) and the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) have announced the theme for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: ‘Hidden Lives / Hidden Patients.’

The 68th World Health Assembly and palliative care

Monday, 01 June 2015

Dr Stephen R Connor, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance Senior Fellow, reports on the recent 68th World Health Assembly (WHA).

ICPCN and WHPCA call for palliative care to be included as an essential component of the global and regional UNAIDS response to HIV and AIDS

Thursday, 02 April 2015

ICPCN and the Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) have made a joint submission to UNAIDS requesting that palliative care be included as an essential component of their response to HIV and AIDS.

Palliative care and dementia statement – Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance

Monday, 16 March 2015

First WHO ministerial Conference on Global Action against Dementia

Your help is needed! Complete survey on Universal Health Coverage and Palliative Care

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Palliative care and Universal Health Coverage Survey - please complete by 13 November 2014

WHPCA launches Ebola appeal for Sierra Leone Hospice

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Please support our hospice and palliative care colleagues on the front line

Atul Gawande supports World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2014

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Dying and death confront every new doctor and nurse

Join us in supporting Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day

Friday, 10 October 2014

Palliative care is a needed and essential service within Universal Health Coverage

WHPCA issues statement on Ebola crisis

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance has issued a statement regarding their concerns about the EBOLA situation in West Africa.

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