Launch of Global Giving Campaign for PC organisations in Ukraine?

WHPCA, ICPCN and PALCHASE have launched a campaign on Global Giving to support our palliative care colleagues in Ukraine.

CPC Webinar Series

We are delighted to have started our CPC Webinar series - Here you can watch previous webinars and register for future ones

Palliative Care & Covid-19 Briefing Notes

This compilation collects the 27 original and lightly edited Briefing Notes

ICPCN E-Learning

ICPCN launches new COVID-19 and children's palliative care e-learning course

CPC Manual

ICPCN's new Case-Based Manual on Children's Palliative Care aimed at a Global audience


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Join hands for kids of Ukraine

A group of children’s palliative care practitioners have come together to help palliative care needs of children and their clinicians in Ukraine. ‘The Rome Declaration of Palliative Care for Children in Ukraine’ states that relief of serious health-related suffering is the right of every child. The global Children’s Palliative Care (CPC) community have committed to working together […]

The Rome Declaration of Children’s Palliative Care in Ukraine

We believe that the relief of serious health-related suffering is the right ofevery child. As members of the global children’s palliative care (CPC) community we are committed to working together for all children with serioushealth conditions to have access to quality palliative care provided by knowledgeable and skilled multidisciplinary teams, including in humanitarian settings. We […]

99th day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Olena Riga – Professor, Center of Palliative Medicine, Kharkiv National Medical University Education is always “mainstream” in changing practice. The main resources that helped us in gaining new knowledge in the field of paediatric palliative care (PPC) were the ICPCN (e-learning), EPEC-P, AAF OMI Seminars, internships in children’s hospices in the UK, and of course […]

War in Europe: palliative care in a humanitarian crisis

As we write this editorial, we are saddened and horrified by the events in Ukraine unfolding across our newspapers and TV screens. We have seen the images of bombed maternity wards and children’s hospitals, of hospital patients, both children and adults, being cared for in hospital basements, of cities being bombarded and people struggling with […]