HEALTH CARE: Religious right charter for elderly Palliative Care
"All seniors with chronic or incurable diseases as they approach the end of life have the right to receive palliative care focused on symptom control, the protection of the dignity and quality of life and support the family." The 'Charter of Religions for palliative care for older people' ratifies.
APCA welcomes new board members
Members of the African Palliative Care Association have appointed six new board members to support the advancement of palliative care policy and implementation in Africa.
Tapati Dutta, a PhD Candidate at the Indiana University Bloomington, reflects on her meeting with APCA Executive Director on steps and priorities around policy formation.
The Kampala Declaration
Delegates at the APCA\WHPCA conference adapt a consensus statement for strengthening palliative care as a component of comprehensive care throughout the life course in Africa – 'The Kampala Declaration 2016'.