Investigadora do Instituto de Bioética é membro da direção da European Association for Palliative Care

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Presidida pelo médico alemão Christoph Ostgathe, a nova direção da European Association for Palliative Care, para o quadriénio 2019-2023, integra Sandra Martins Pereira, investigadora principal FCT no CEGE - Centro de Estudos em Gestão e Economia e no Instituto de Bioética da Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

 

A European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) é uma associação dedicada à advocacia, promoção e desenvolvimento dos cuidados paliativos na Europa. Sob o lema one voice, one vision (“uma voz, uma visão”), a associação tem como missão promover e defender a prestação de cuidados paliativos de excelência, em qualquer fase do ciclo vital, mediante o desenvolvimento de formação, investigação, políticas e práticas baseadas na evidência. O anúncio foi efetuado em Berlim entre os dias 23 e 25 de maio durante o 16º Congresso Mundial.

 

Maio 2019

 

 

Researcher of the Institute of Bioethics named Board Member of the European Association for Palliative Care

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has just appointed the new board of directors for 2019-2023 during the 16th World Congress in Berlin, 23-25 May 2019.  The new president of the EAPC Board of Directors is Christoph Ostgathe. Sandra Martins Pereira, FCT Principal Investigator at CEGE – Research Centre for Management and Economics and Institute of Bioethics at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto was also elected and is now the first Portuguese member of the board.

Recognised by the Council of Europe, the EAPC lobbies and actively engages with EU policy-makers and other stakeholder to advocate, anticipate and proactively shape EU health and research policies on palliative care issues.  The EAPC provides a forum for all of those either working, or with an interest in palliative care throughout Europe and beyond.

Currently the EAPC represents 59 member associations from 33 European countries and also has individual members from 52 countries globally.  Members are engaged in palliative care across the lifespan from a range of perspectives: specialist and generalist clinical practice, education, professional groups, policy and research. 

The EAPC is respectful of the cultural and political diversity of our members and aims to speak with ‘one voice and one vision’ on matters that are important in palliative care.  The EAPC lobbies and advocates for the development of palliative care through its activities and through its work in developing the practice of palliative care.

May 2019