The Palliative Care in the hospital Dr. Max Peralta was founded on April 2, 1990 in the heart of the medical department of this hospital, the Pro Unity Palliative Care Association of Cartagena (Asociación Cartaginesa Pro Unidad de Cuidados Paliativos, ASOCAPA). ASOCAPA is the official association that has given support to this clinic since 2003 which has as an objective of supporting to cancer and chronic illness patients in the terminal stage.


It is a team of volunteers who provide support to the patients with illnesses in the terminal stage by bringing a warm and comfortable environment permitting them to improve their quality of life.

Who do you serve?

People of all ages who suffer a chronic illness in the terminal stage such as cancer and other illnesses in the Palliative Care Unit del Hospital Dr. Max Peralta.


To tackle the physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs of the terminal patient and his/her family of the Palliative Care Unit through teamwork and a relationship with Dr. Max Peralta Jiménez Hospital.


To give and promote attention which is integral to the terminal patient and his/her family.

Board of Directors 2013-2014

Deyma Murillo Jiménez --> President and Legal Representative

Jacqueline Pacheco Trejos --> Vice President

Eugenia Pereira --> Secretary

Maria Adelia Garro Vazquez --> Treasurer

Maritza DAvanzo Calderon --> Member 1

Marlene Nuñez Monge --> Member 2

Alejandrina Navarro Brenes --> Fiscal

Interdisciplinary and Administrative Team Pain Control and Palliative Care Clinic Hospital Dr. Max Peralta Jiménez

Dra. Maria Jose Morales Calderon --> Program Coordinator

Lic. Flora Chavarria --> Nurse

Lic. Ramoncita Mora --> Social Worker

Lic. Sara Cubillo Escalante --> Psychologist


The Palliative Care in the hospital Dr. Max Peralta was founded on April 2, 1990...


With your donations we give quality of life.

News & Activities.

-Big Draw

-Call Annual General Meeting 2014