The Religions Of The World Charter For Children's Palliative Care is a universal declaration by all faiths that children's palliative care provides the best solutions for all children and young people affected by life-threatening and life-limiting disease, and, further, that access to palliative care services should be a right.
There are more than 20 million children worldwide affected by serious illness with palliative care needs. It is imperative that all these children and their families are guaranteed the right to access appropriate care that encompasses emotional and spiritual support.
The Charter is making an important journey around the world to be endorsed by the world’s religions and raise awareness of the importance of children’s palliative care.
The Charter has recently been the ‘Guest of Honour’ at events in: