The Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance has published a position statement on euthanasia and assisted suicide that may be helpful to hospice and palliative care organisations engaged in this discussion with their countries.
Summary of recommendations
The WPCA recommends that all governments
integrate palliative care into their country's health care system
ensure training for health care workers in communication skills, bioethics and palliative care
encourage advance care planning and discussion of preferences for end of life care.
Click here to read the full WPCA position paper.