Palliative Care - International Congress, Rome February 28th - March 1st 2018

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“The complexity and delicacy of the subjects present in palliative care require continuous reflection and the spread of the practice to facilitate access: a task in which believers can find like-minded companions in many people of good will”.  

Pope Francis wrote this in the long message – signed by Cardinal Parolin, Secretary of State – sent on the occasion of the International Palliative Care Congress organised by the Pontifical Academy for Life that.

The congress was held in Rome with the participation of 390 specialists from 38 countries

Below the slides of the speeches.


The PALLIFE Project was presented in The Journal of Palliative Medicine:

This White Paper represents a position statement of the PAV developed through a consensus process in regard to advocacy strategies for the advancement of PC in the world.

A Spanish translation is also available.