COVID-19 Resources

WHPCA partner resource referrals for COVID-19 response are hyperlinked below:

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The WHPCA recommends that members and all those caring for people with palliative care needs read and adhere to WHO guidelines to control the spread of coronavirus.  

Confirmed cases by country

Global and regional palliative care repositories

The following resources are from many parts of the world, however we have identified them as useful in LMIC settings. We will update this section as more resources from LMIC settings become available. If you have other resources to share or need particular guidance or information, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Resources for Low-to-Middle Income Countries

The following are links to regional palliative care associations which are developing and signposting to resources for their particularly context including LMIC.

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Resources for people with palliative care needs and household carers

Resources for palliative care health professionals

Technical guidance on symptom management and infection control 

Management and quality assurance guidance

Psychosocial guidance

Guidance on mental health considerations and stigma prevention 

Communicating with people affected by Covid-19 and their families

Bereavement support guidance

Palliative care as a humanitarian COVID-19 response

Country specific ethical guidance

Lessons sharing and communications

Webinars

Time to talk: A virtual hub for people experiencing serious illness and the palliative care community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weekly zoom calls launching: Thursday, April 9th 2020, 1300-1400 UTC/GMT.

Organisers: WHPCA, Palliative Care Voices, ICPCN, IAHPC, PALCHASE.

To view the recording of the webinar 9 April: Palliative care and Covid-19 in LMIC settings, please click here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HkVLyGFjFZ17I6GRCEzUp_yus6VZ0ljr

To view past webinar recordings, please click here: http://thewhpca.org/covid-19/webinars

Questions asked in the webinar can be accessed here. You can also continue to ask questions, and suggest answers, in this open access Google doc:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p2b1KWi9XTxomJzLI5Fn0t3XdlF4HjdZaRk1RGBsewM/edit#  

Social media hashtags to watch

Emergent research 

(Page updated 9 April, 2020)

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