Type of Fellowship: General
Year of Fellowship: 2015
Claire Morris is the Global Advocacy Director at the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance, and has been working in the social sector for the past 15 years. She is a committed and passionate advocate for hospice and palliative care globally.
Claire has a BA in History from the University of Leeds and a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Management from the Open University. Claire has contributed to a number of publications including the first ever Global Atlas on Palliative Care at the End of Life and HIV care and support: the forgotten pillar. She has also written for journals including the International Journal of Palliative Nursing and the European Journal of Palliative Care.
Claire has spoken at international conferences including the Latin American and European Palliative Care conferences. Claire has advocated for palliative care at the UN High Level Meetings on HIV and Non-Communicable Diseases and the World Health Assembly. Claire sat on the UN Social Protection and Care and Support Working Group for two years representing the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance. She has also organised World Hospice and Palliative Care Day since it began in 2005 with approximately 60-70 countries participating in the events.
Current principal role: Advisor (Full-time Fellow)
Research: If there were to be dedicated provision of end of life care for homeless or insecurely housed people, what would it need to be?
Secondment host: Dot Everyone