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Objectives

PALPRAC’s primary objective is to improve the quality of life of those patients and families facing a serious illness through expert medical care

Access for Patients
  • Patient awareness and access to information on Palliative Care and associated services.
  • Patient access to Palliative Medical teams in South Africa.
  • Patient access to care as described by Universal Healthcare Coverage. Access to this care should not be a financial burden to patients or their families.
Access for Professionals
  • Professional access to Palliative Care training material & opportunities via the PALRAC membership platform.
  • Professional peer support and mentorship through the PALPRAC network.
  • Professional advocacy through active networking and collaboration, ensuring of integration of Palliative Care into all medical disciplines.
Access for Healthcare Systems
  • Access to Palliative Care Specialists through the recognition of Palliative Medicine as a (sub) speciality.
  • Access to appropriate funding in both state and private healthcare sectors, through engagement with schemes, regulators and the Department of Health, to adopt innovative solutions.
  • Access advocacy through active no to strategic partnerships within the healthcare system and civil society who support the mission.
  • Access to Palliative Care Services through the development of innovative service models that can be duplicated.

Objectives

PALPRAC’s primary objective is to improve the quality of life of those patients and families facing a serious illness through expert medical care

Access for Patients
  • Patient awareness and access to information on Palliative Care and associated services.
  • Patient access to Palliative Medical teams in South Africa.
  • Patient access to care as described by Universal Healthcare Coverage. Access to this care should not be a financial burden to patients or their families.
Access for Professionals
  • Professional access to Palliative Care training material & opportunities via the PALRAC membership platform.
  • Professional peer support and mentorship through the PALPRAC network.
  • Professional advocacy through active networking and collaboration, ensuring of integration of Palliative Care into all medical disciplines.
Access for Healthcare Systems
  • Access to Palliative Care Specialists through the recognition of Palliative Medicine as a (sub) speciality.
  • Access to appropriate funding in both state and private healthcare sectors, through engagement with schemes, regulators and the Department of Health, to adopt innovative solutions.
  • Access advocacy through active no to strategic partnerships within the healthcare system and civil society who support the mission.
  • Access to Palliative Care Services through the development of innovative service models that can be duplicated.
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