Five years on from the adoption of the 2014 World Health Assembly Resolution on Palliative Care, the EAPC Berlin congress is the perfect time to reflect on our progress in the development of palliative care globally and to identify areas where more needs to be done. Our Congress will take place shortly after the 2018 United Nations High Level Meeting on non-communicable diseases, and this will give delegates the opportunity to examine the extent to which palliative care has been included in universal health coverage within our various health systems.
The increasing recognition of the importance of palliative care in society is reflected in the growing number of EAPC congress delegates who represent a range of disciplines from many countries throughout Europe and beyond. The EAPC World Congress provides a unique opportunity to network and meet with colleagues, clinicians, caregivers, researchers, volunteers and educators in palliative care from across the globe to exchange knowledge, to celebrate diversity and richness, make new links, new collaborations and develop projects during the time spent together. We are expecting more than 3000 participants from around one hundred countries to attend the congress.
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05/23/2019 10:30 - 05/23/2019 11:30
ESTREL Congress Center
Room: Estrel C 1
Medicine, Nutrition / healthcare / nursing, Psychology, Social studies
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event63720
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