In conjunction with World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on October 12, 2019, The Caribbean Palliative Care Association (CARIPALCA) launched its official website at www.caripalca.org.
This online platform will act as a hub for the regional association as a part of its efforts to provide education, accessibility and advocacy for palliative care services.
CARIPALCA is the joint effort of regional palliative care specialists and it was established out of the need for advocacy, promotion and facilitation of basic palliative care education for health professionals within the Caribbean.
This website aims to strengthen collaboration with other regional and international palliative care associations, providing information and improved access to the appropriate health care services for patients and families around the world.
It features basic information regarding palliative care, a growing directory of health care facilities and palliative care services throughout the Caribbean and a list of upcoming events which will encourage the participation of patients, families and other professionals in raising the awareness of the needs of those with serious health related suffering.
For more information about CARIPALCA, visit the website at: www.caripalca.org