EAPC Blog

EAPC Blog
The Blog of the European Association of Palliative Care (onlus)

EAPC Matters – a summer message from the president

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) I know when summer arrives in Ireland for three reasons: it rains, the American tourists arrive, and it rains again. It is not all bad – we have had … Continue reading

Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in Portugal: Bringing the EAPC white paper to the centre of the Portuguese debate

Introducing a new, two-part series from Sandra Martins Pereira, Mara Freitas, Cátia Ferreira, Pablo Hernández-Marrero and Manuel Luís Capelas, on behalf of the Portuguese Association for Palliative Care. Here, they introduce the Portuguese translation of the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

UN Working Group on Ageing to Consider Long Term and Palliative Care

Katherine Pettus, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care On July 7, the Eighth United Nations Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA), for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, selected ‘long term … Continue reading

Copenhague acogerá el XIV Congreso Mundial de la Asociación Europea de Cuidados Paliativos

El XIV Congreso Mundial de la Asociación Europea de Cuidados Paliativos – EAPC se celebrará en Copenhague, del 8 al 10 mayo de 2015, bajo el lema “Tendiendo puentes”. Nuevamente, este foro será un punto de encuentro para debatir sobre el acceso universal a los cuidados paliativos. Continue reading→