PALIAŢIA – a Journal on Palliative Care – is an on-line journal, started in 2008. It is founded by Marinela Olaroiu, MD, PhD and Prof. Wim van den Heuvel, PhD, with support of SOAZ/RACE, a Dutch foundation for stimulating research and innovation in health care.
It is an international, peer-reviewed journal with a special interest on palliative care in Central-Eastern European countries. The journal is supervised by an international Editorial Board. PALIAŢIA appears quarterly, plus supplements.
The mission of PALIATIA is to promote scientific and practical knowledge in the field of palliative care for the betterment of care for patients and their beloved ones. The objectives of PALIATIA are to publish scientific work, to present clinical lessons, to show best practices, to report on new relevant innovations and publications in the field of palliative care. The journal publishes independent information and discloses vested interests. It intends to be a forum for information exchange and debate. The journal is interdisciplinary, primarily focusing on professionals in the field of palliative care. A special part of the journal’s website is available for patients, their families and volunteers, involved in palliative care.