Palliative care for people experiencing homelessness

Many persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) suffer from chronic and irreversible conditions and multimorbidities, such as cancer, HIV or liver cirrhosis, which entail a clear deterioration in the health status and welfare, especially if they are not effectively treated and managed. Persons with these diagnoses can clearly be benefited from palliative care services, which are aimed…


Housing is a Social Determinant of Health

‘Social Determinants of Health’ are non-medical factors, well based and evidenced, intertwining the material circumstances of people, their socio-economic position and the socio-cultural environment as key mediators in their health status. These factors have a great impact on the access to healthcare and long-life prognosis and health trajectories of individuals.