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Ms. Liliana De Lima

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Executive Director

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
5535 Memorial Drive, Suite FPMB 509
Houston, Texas 77007
United States

Company Description: Palliative care offers support to patients living with a terminal illness and their families, and supports families in bereavement. The World Health Organisation...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MHA
  • masters' degree , Clinical Psychology
  • bachelor's degree , psychology
  • bachelor's degree Degree , psychology
  • MHA Short Bio
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International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
hospicecare.com, 6 Nov 2014 [cached]
Liliana de Lima, MHA, Executive Director
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
hospicecare.com, 6 Nov 2014 [cached]
Liliana De Lima, MHAShort Bio Executive Director
IAHPC Board of Directors
www.hospicecare.com, 10 May 2012 [cached]
Liliana De Lima, MHA Short Bio Executive Director:
Ms. Lilana De Lima, a native ...
www.pallium.ca, 24 Oct 2013 [cached]
Ms. Lilana De Lima, a native of Columbia, is the Executive Director of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) located in Houston, Texas. A Psychology graduate, she completed a Fellowship in Policy Studies with the Pain and Policy Studies Group/WHO Collaborating Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and was appointed Liaison in Supportive Care for Latin America and the Caribbean by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in 1998. She has served as a Consultant to several World Health Organization (WHO) Committees, including the Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines. In 2007, she coordinated the development of the IAHPC List of Essential Medicines for Palliative Care. Her 2013 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture will focus on her organization's international work - including the Atlas of Palliative Care in Latin America and the revised WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Adults and Children - bringing the theme of the Day 'AchievingUniversal Coverage of Palliative Care: Dispelling the Myths' to full circle.
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
hospicecare.com, 11 June 2010 [cached]
Liliana De Lima
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Liliana De Lima, MHA
Liliana De Lima is a native of Colombia, South America. Her academic background is in clinical psychology with post graduate degrees in health care administration and a fellowship in pain and policy studies and doctoral studies in Health Care Policies. She founded the first free standing inpatient hospice facility in Latin America, called Hospice La Viga in Colombia in 1999. Ms De Lima is one of the founders of the Latin American Association for Palliative Care (ALCP for its Spanish acronym) and was its President from 2004 to 2010.
After her move to the United States in 1996 she served as liaison in Supportive Cancer Care with the Pan American Health Organization and the Pain Research Group, a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center where she developed a framework for palliative care in Latin America. After this, she was named director of international programs in the Palliative care department, at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she worked until early 2,000.
Since August 2,000 she has been the Executive Director of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) and in this capacity, she has worked with institutions and government representatives to advance palliative care both locally and internationally.
Ms. De Lima is a member of the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence and has served twice on the WHO Expert Committee on the selection and use of Essential Medicines and coordinated the application process for a list of essential medicines in palliative care which was adopted by the WHO. She has actively participated in committees advising governments on the implementation of changes to improve access to treatment and medicines and has published extensively in topics related to program development, affordability of medicines and policy. She serves as an adviser in several committees and is a board member of her family business in Colombia.
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