Palliative care is one of the health spectrum components essential in ensuring the quality of life of patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. This involves identifying and managing the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual challenges in the process. To achieve this, it is essential to integrate palliative care and hospice care into the practice of primary care providers and should be aligned with the provisions and implementation of Universal Health Care (UHC).
This e-learning module aims to discuss palliative care, the gaps and barriers in the practice of palliative care, and what does Universal Health Care mean, and how palliative care can be integrated into it.
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:
Keywords: palliative care, hospice care, public health, end of life, what does Universal Health Care mean