Summary: In 2005, WHPCA launched the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. It was created to spread awareness and support for hospice and palliative care.
Traditions And Customs
On World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, many traditions and customs are followed. People can share compelling stories about their experiences through social media and blogging. This unified day helps people to appreciate medical professionals and philanthropic volunteers who work to provide palliative care services. People take help from organizations to provide help to those in need of care. Another way can be to donate money to improve essential packages and provide equitable access to people.
Ways To Observe World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
There are many ways to observe World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. You can attend a webinar or a conference. In various institutions, events like live discussions, concerts, film festivals, and walks are conducted. You can enroll and attend any of them. You can spread awareness about World Hospice and Palliative Care Day through social media.
You can learn more about hospice and palliative care along and learn its importance. You can create a blog to raise awareness and thank healthcare professionals involved in hospice and palliative care. You can donate money or raise funds for groups that provide support to hospice and palliative care. You can subscribe to the newsletter of Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance to get the latest updates and news.
Facts And Stats
- In 2005, the observation of the day started with 'Voices of Hospice', a musical program to raise awareness.
- This day raises awareness about the need for care for those who are facing humanitarian crises, children, women, and the prison population.
- About 70 countries observe World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on the second Saturday of October.