Soins palliatifs et de fin de vie. Plan de développement 2015-2020 au Québec. Direction des communications du ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux [pdf]
The 2015 Quality of Death Index : Ranking palliative care across the world.
A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit [url]
Belgium still remains 5th in the 2015 Quality of Death Index but progress needed in Human Resources (availability of specialists in palliative care and practitioners with general medical knowledge of palliative care, etc.) and palliative and healthcare environment (capacity to deliver palliative care)
Hal Swerissen, Stephen Duckett, Joanna Farmer and James Button. Dying well in Australia. Grattan Institute Report n°2014-10, 2014 [pdf]
Thomas Lynch, Stephen Connor and David Clark. Mapping levels of palliative care development : A global update. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Vol. 45, 2013 1094-1106 [pdf]
The quality of death index : a report from the economist intelligence unit. Economist Intelligence Unit commissioned by Lien Foundation (2010) [url]
The index ranks 40 countries (of which 30 are OECD nations) on their provision of end-of-life care according to 24 indicators in four categories : basic end-of-life healthcare environment (20%), availability of end-of-life care (25%), cost of end-of-life care (15%) and, quality of end-of-life care (40%).
Belgium is ranked 5 on 40 countries