S McIlfatrick, T Murphy

International Journal of Palliative Nursing, Vol. 19, Iss. 5, 24 May 2013, pp 216 - 217

The 3rd International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference took place on 25-27 April 2013 in Limerick, Ireland. The overarching theme of the conference was that palliative care is a major and global public health priority that deserves immediate attention. Transitions in epidemiology (i.e. in the nature and type of diseases) and in society have the potential to impose significant demands and
challenges on current health-care systems.

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