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Children’s Palliative Care Society

Description
The goal is to ensure proper implementation of the palliative care concept in Latvia, by helping children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their family members, by informing the public about the needs and latest developments in palliative care, and to engage the public in providing help. The tasks of the Society are: To provide palliative care service to children and their family members; To educate and inform the public and those working in the field of welfare about the nature and goals of children’s palliative care and possible service options; To engage the public in children’s palliative care work; To raise and maintain a high level of professional palliative care, particularly for those working in the field of welfare; To promote the education of multidisciplinary teams in palliative care.
Region
Europe
Country
Latvia
City
Riga
Address
Palliative Care Department, University Children’s Hospital, Vienības gatve 45, Riga,Latvia, LV – 100
Website
http://www.palliative.lv/en/
Contact person
Dr. Anda Jansone, Chair of the Board

Red star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Lifetime member
Orange star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Member
Green dot: Hospice/Palliative Care unit


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