Zagreb, Croatia
2004 - 2005 IPF Fellow

Affiliation: Researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work, Zagreb University.

Fellow project
2004 - 2005:
Palliative care for the elderly: An analysis of needs and resources in Croatia
The objectives of the project are to estimate the number of terminally ill in the Croatian population; define the providers of health care services for terminally ill patients (in hospitals, homes for the aged, home care, etc.); develop a plan for a pilot project in Croatia focusing on terminally ill patients at the local community level; and write a research and policy paper for several targeted organizations including the Croatian Medical Association, the Ministry of Health, the Croatian Society for Hospice/Palliative Care, the Croatian Society for Social Workers, Croatian universities (the Medical Faculty, Faculty of Law and Social Work), gerontology centers and homes for the aged.

Working groups: Public Health Policy

Relevant countries: Croatia