Sign the Prague Charter
2013 May 31
European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC) which is currently meeting in Prague, presents you with the Prague charter which urges Governments to relieve suffering and recognize palliative care as a human right.
- Governments should develop health policies that address the needs of patients with life-limiting or terminal illnesses.
- Governments should ensure access to essential medicines, including controlled medications, to all who need them.
- Governments should ensure that healthcare workers receive adequate training on palliative care and pain management at undergraduate and subsequent levels.
- Governments should ensure the integration palliative care into health care systems at all levels.