EAPC Congress 2019

The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care took place in Berlin from 23-25 May 2019. The Congress Motto was: Global palliative care – shaping the future.


4.5 million Europeans die each year in need of palliative care, while there are 6,388 specialized services in the Region - 40% of European nations have half or more of the number of services the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) recommends...

„Creating the Future“

The third international Nursing Symposium at the PMU took place on the 29th of April. The symposium titled "Creating the Future - Postgraduate Studies in Nursing" was organized in cooperation with the University of North Florida in Jacksonville (UNF).

PMU WHO CC meets new consortium partners in Padua

The PD_Pal project, the first multi-center European project of the medical area coordinated by the University of Padua, will develop an innovative approach to the care and management of people with Parkinson's by integrating the technology in home...

Shifting the paradigm: What? Who? Where? When? Why?

The End of Life Research Group from Brussels and Ghent led by Professors Luc Deliens and Joachim Cohen works towards achieving the best palliative and end of life care. As an initiative of this research group a two-day seminar “Public Health and Palliative...


Pope Francis to Nurses: Practice Self Care To Avoid Burnout

Pope Francis made it clear that he believes nurses should not only be recognized for their work but be equipped with the tools they need to properly care for their patients and themselves.

Palliative Care Definition

This new consensus based Definition (2019) is focused on the relief of suffering that is timely and applicable to all patients regardless of the diagnosis, prognosis, geographic location, point of care and income level.

The estimated number of children in need of palliative care at the end of life is almost 1.2 million globally

The Lancet Commission report: Palliative Care and Pain Relief

WHO guide for programme managers: Planning and implementing palliative care services