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Exciting news! A late breaking call for abstracts for the 3rd ICPCN Conference has been issued. Deadline 7 April 2018.

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Scholarships and call for late breaking abstract submissions for ICPCN Conference

Building on the success of the first ICPCN conference in Mumbai, India (February 2014), and the 2nd in Buenos Aires (May 2016), the ICPCN is delighted to bring you the 3rd ICPCN Conference: Inspiration, Innovation, Integration to take place in Durban, South Africa from Wednesday 30 May – Saturday 2 June 2018. The conference aims to bring […]

First Czech led Introductory Course in Children’s Palliative Care

The first ICPCN introductory course on Children´s Palliative Care led by Czech lecturers was held in Prague from 15th – 17th March 2018. A wide range of topics such as pain assessment and pain management, child development and play in children’s palliative care and communication with children and families were presented by Mahulena Mojzisova, M.D., […]

ICPCN featured in article in latest IAHPC Newsletter

The work of the ICPCN has been featured in the latest edition of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) newsletter. Written by our Chief Executive, Prof Julia Downing, the article looks at the influence of the organisation and the gains that have been made since the ICPCN was formed in 2005. With […]

Deadline approaching for True Colours Trust Small Grants for Children’s Palliative Care administered through APCA

The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. All work supported by this programme must adhere to the WHO definition of palliative care (http://www.who.int/cancer/palliative/definition/en/). Applications For eligibility, application requirements and guidelines please click here. Kindly […]