Public Health Research in Palliative Care: Towards Solutions for Global Challenges. Palliative Care and Social Practice. January 2021. doi:10.1177/26323524211003703
An international audience of 122 delegates attended the ‘Public Health Research in Palliative Care: Towards Solutions for Global Challenges’ seminar hosted online by All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) on November 17 and 18, 2020. This was the second International Research Seminar of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Research Network and EAPC Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care. This major international event included live presentations from leading researchers in the area of public health and palliative care including from the island of Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, Australia, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Event organisation was overseen by a scientific committee which included leading researchers from public health and palliative care. The seminar was supported by the Irish Hospice Foundation. The scientific committee is pleased that seminar abstracts accepted are being published in the journal Palliative Care and Social Practice. Abstracts were invited over a range of topics including: public health palliative care and the response to COVID-19, compassionate communities, caregiving and bereavement, health promotion and palliative care, population health models for palliative care, and issues of equity.
Professor Joanne Reid, Queen’s University, Belfast, and Chair of EAPC Public Health 2020 International Seminar Scientific Committee