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Civil society report: Update on implementation of the 2014 WHA resolution on palliative care

Civil society report: Update on implementation of the 2014 WHA resolution on palliative care. Pleaes note: this document is formatted to be printed out and folded into a booklet. 

Consultation response to the WHO Concept Note on the Programme of Work 2019-2023

The World Health Organization is currently consulting with member states on its concept note for its 13th General Programme of Work 2019-2023. Unfortunately, within the current draft concept note, palliative care has been omitted as part of the essential spectrum of health services under the Universal Health Coverage definition. We need to get member states (e.g. your governments) to respond to this consultation noting the omission and including our suggested language. Download the international and regional palliative care organisations' consultation response here.

international and regional palliative care organisations

DIRECT STAKEHOLDER TRUSTEE PERSON SPECIFICATION

The WHPCA Direct Stakeholder Trustee person specifications. 

Direct Stakeholder Trustee Person Specification

Draft letter to governments – Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority

Draft letter to goovernments on Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority. Download and adapt this letter and send it to your the head of NCDs or your palliative care contact within your government requesting that they include key messages around palliative care and suggested palliative care language in their response to the WHO Consultation on NCDs and their interventions in Montevideo.

Draft letter to governments - WHO Consultation on WHO Programme for Action 2019-2023

The World Health Organization is currently consulting with member states on its concept note for its 13th General Programme of Work 2019-2023. Unfortunately, within the current draft concept note, palliative care has been omitted as part of the essential spectrum of health services under the Universal Health Coverage definition. We need to get member states (e.g. your governments) to respond to this consultation noting the omission and including our suggested language. Download a model letter to adapt and send to national governments, requesting that they support the inclusion of palliative care language in their submission to WHO.

Information note on palliative care for the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation – January 22-27 2018

Information note on palliative care at the WHO Executive Board meeting in January 2018, developed by the IAHPC, ICPCN and WHPCA. 

Letter to Dr Tedros new WHO Director General

Letter from WHPCA, IAHPC and ICPCN to Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, co-signed by 50 allied organisations. 

Open Society Foundations Factsheet - Palliative care and human rights - English

The fact sheet on Palliative Care as a Human Right looks at palliative care more broadly and discusses the recognition of palliative care under international human rights laws, offering recommendations for governments to promote, protect, and ensure access to palliative care.

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