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My much anticipated visit to Helen & Douglas House

Busi Nkosi, Director of Advocacy for ICPCN, writes about her recent visit to Helen & Douglas House in Oxford, England.  It has always been a long-time dream of hers to visit the very first children’s hospice set up by Sister Frances Dominica in 1982. Last week I was fortunate to be invited by the child […]

New Chair and Vice Chair for ICPCN Board of Trustees

A new chair and vice chair for the ICPCN Board of Trustees were appointed at a board meeting held in Berlin.

Calling national palliative care leads to strengthen palliative care language on UHC negotiations

Please help us support the retention and strengthening of palliative care language in the political declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC). In September 2019, governments will be meeting at the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage in New York to make commitments on progress to UHC. However, the work on the political declaration that will […]

Full House for Paediatric Palliative Care Seminar at EAPC Conference in Berlin

The EAPC Paediatric Task Force were delighted to host a paediatric palliative care workshop yesterday, Thursday 23 May, at the 16th EAPC Conference presently taking place in Berlin. The workshop spanned the whole of the first day from 08.00 – 18.30. Originally planned for around 150-200 people,  over 900 people registered for the workshop, nearly […]