Source: Help the Hospices
Date of publication: 5th May 2009
Publication type: Website
In a nutshell: On 5th May 2009 the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA) launched a new global action network designed to focus exclusively on hospice and palliative care development worldwide. WPCA will provide a global voice to achieve this goal and undertake various activities including advocacy, education and training, policy development and research.
WPCA is engaged in a range of activities to support professionasl working in palliative care including:
- World Hospice Palliative Care Day
- education and training
- International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN)
- quality and standards
Some important notes: The WPCA is a registered UK charity. The Board of Trustees is an international board with worldwide representation.