International organisations call on UNAIDS to include palliative care in new global strategy

160415The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) and the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) have submitted a statement to UNAIDS as part of the consultation on the UNAIDS 2016–2021 Strategy, calling on UNAIDS to include palliative care as an essential component of care and support for children and adults at regional and global levels.

 Read more to find out answers to the following questions:

  • What is happening and why?
  • What can palliative care offer the consultation?
  • Why and how is palliative care being ignored in the global response to HIV and AIDS?
  • What are the results of this marginalisation?
  • What can we do?

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