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Congress on palliative care and aging: experts from Germany, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia discuss on this topic

Under the title New paradigms in internal medicine: palliative care and aging, towards an integrated model of health, CliniSanitas clinics and Fundación Universitaria Sanitas organized in Bogota (Colombia) a congress composed by seven conference modules to analyze this topic from different approaches: Palliative care and aging, a global challenge; Quality criteria in palliative care; Clinical approaches in the approach of the older adult from the perspective of Geriatrics; Multidisciplinary approach in the natural course of chronic disease; Decision-making at the end of life: How, when and where to attend in palliative care? and Social Dimension of Palliative Care: Compassionate Cities. 

The list of lectures was headed by Tania Pastrana, president of the Latin American Association of Palliative Care and representative of the University of Aachen in Germany; José Jáuregui, president of the Gerontology and Geriatrics Association of Argentina; Arturo Ávila, representative of the Institute of Geriatrics of Mexico and Zacarías Rodríguez and Maider Grajales, representatives of the New Health Foundation of Spain. 

In this context, Fundación Universitaria Sanitas and Clínica Sanitas has programmed the following events for the 2017:

Calendar of Scientific Congresses 2017 


  • Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic images
  • Anesthesiology


  • Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Sciences, Pain and Therapeutic Exercise


  • Mechanical Ventilation and Ventilation Support
  • Neurology


  • Emergencies in Gynecology and Obstetrics 


  • Primary care, EPS Sanitas


  • Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Complex wounds


  • Fetal Medicine – Prenatal Diagnostic and Fetal Therapy