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.