WHO ARE WE?
We are a regional palliative care association constituted by clinicians, other professionals, patients, their families and civil society membership. We collaborate on policy initiatives with other regional and international palliative care associations advocating on behalf of improved access to palliative care for patients and families around the world. We support our national associations to advocate for increased palliative care education, capacity building, research funding, and access to essential medicines.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
To act as an advocate for palliative care in the national, regional and global domains.
To promote and facilitate basic palliative care education for health professionals within the region through regional conferences, workshops and other inter-island collaborations.
To advocate for the establishment of postgraduate specialist programmes in palliative care for physicians and nurses.
To raise awareness of the needs of those with serious health related suffering.