April 20-22, 2021
April 12-16, 2021
March 29-April 1, 2021
March 29, 2021
Date: April 1, 8:30am-9:45am EST, 2021
Moderator: Dr. Katherine Pettus, IAHPC Advocacy Office)
Dr. Simone Cernesi, Movimiento Giotto (nursing homes in Italy)
Dr. Zipporah Ali, Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Alliance (older adults in the community)
Dr. Farzana Khan, Fasiuddin Khan Research Center (Cox’s Bazaar refugee camp in Bangladesh)
Ms. Harmala Gupta, CanSupport New Delhi (older adults in the community)
Mr. Marvin Mutch, Humane Prison Hospice Project (older incarcerated adults in San Quentin State Prison))
Hosted by IAHPC Zoom Link.
Older adults and their families have suffered terribly during the pandemic, particularly those isolated alone at home and those in congregate settings such as aged care homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and prisons, where mortality and morbidity rates have been exponentially higher than in the wider community. Read more...
This expert panel, whose members have all been on the “front lines” of palliative care work in the pandemic, will address palliative care needs of older adults and what needs to be done to respect the human rights and dignity of older persons going forward.
Cosponsors International Federation on Ageing, Humane Prison Hospice Project, Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Alliance, Movimiento Giotto, Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance.
April 12, 2021 07:10 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
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