For the first time ever, the 21st World Congress of Psycho-Oncology being co-hosted by the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) and the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) being held in Banff, Canada September 23-26, 2019 will be ‘Patients Included’.
This means that we are “committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they are neither excluded nor exploited.”
The Patients Included conference charter provides organizations like CAPO/IPOS with a means of demonstrating that their events are committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition.
The Patients Included status is self-assessed and based on meeting all five of the charter’s clauses: The criteria (bolded) and how CAPO/IPOS plans to meet each one is as follows:
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