Australasian Palliative Link International (APLI) was founded at the Hospice Care in Asia conference, Singapore, in 1996.
APLI is a charity whose purpose is the relief of suffering by mentoring and supporting medical professionals and others involved in the relief of pain and the provision of palliative care in low and middle income countries.”
Its objectives are:
- to develop and foster links between palliative care providers and organisations in Australia and New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region
- to raise awareness of the needs of new palliative care services and the need for further development of the discipline in the region.
- to provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between providers of palliative care in the region.
- APLI does not operate for profit, personal gain or other benefit of particular people.