The EKR Center for Thanatology in Monterey, Mexico

The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation is proud to have been a founding partner of the EKR Center for Thanatology in Monterrey, Mexico. Through professionally trained thanatologists and volunteers, the Center provides emotional support to patients and families as they cope with terminal illness. The Center currently provides care in two Monterrey hospitals and will expand its support through other area hospitals in the near future.

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Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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