“No dejes a los que sufren atrás” Día Mundial de los cuidados Paliativos

“No dejes a los que sufren atrás” Día Mundial de los cuidados Paliativos

“No dejes a los que sufren atrás” Día Mundial de los cuidados Paliativos

14 de Octubre

What is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day?

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. Voices for Hospices is a wave of concerts taking place on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day every two years.

What is this year’s theme?

The theme for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2017 is: Universal Health Coverage and Palliative Care – Don’t leave those suffering behind

When does World Hospice and Palliative Care Day take place?

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day takes place on the second Saturday of October every year and Voices for Hospices takes place on the same date every two years.

The next World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and Voices for Hospice is on October 14th 2017.

What are the aims of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day?

  • To share our vision to increase the availability of hospice and palliative care throughout the world by creating opportunities to speak out about the issues
  • To raise awareness and understanding of the needs – medical, social, practical, spiritual – of people living with a life limiting illness and their families
  • To raise funds to support and develop hospice and palliative care services around the world.

Who organises World Hospice and Palliative Care Day?

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is organised by a committee of the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance, a network of hospice and palliative care national and regional organisations that support the development of hospice and palliative care worldwide.

What can you do to get involved?

There are many things you can do during and in the days, weeks and months leading up to World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.

Download the logo for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and Voices for Hospices to use to promote your activities.

Visit the Resources section of the website for the Key Messages and other important documents.

Más información en http://www.thewhpca.org/world-hospice-and-palliative-care-day