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September 2017

Global Palliative Care Day: Leadership and Universal Health Coverage

September 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Edinburgh Global Health Academy Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

The University of Edinburgh, Global Health Academy and Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust invite you to a global palliative care day on Tuesday September 19th 2017 linked to the Scottish Palliative Care Palliative Care Forum. Developing leaders is essential for global palliative care, different models of how this can be achieved will be discussed alongside a review of the evidence. Sharing the evidence from a variety of studies being undertaken in resource limited settings including the first evaluation of nurse…

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October 2017

APHN – Hospis Malaysia Workshop: Paediatric Palliative Care

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Hospis Malaysia, 2 Jalan 4/96, off Jalan Sekuci Taman Sri Bahtera
Kuala Lumpur, 56100 Malaysia
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Approaches to communication, clinical decision making, placement of care, ethical issues and organizational and personal care issues are some of the topics which will be discussed during this workshop. The Advanced Session of the workshop on 15th October, we will be discussing the management of challenging cases at an advanced level with a focus on ethical dilemmas and evidence based clinical practice. Participants are encouraged to submit their challenging cases for discussion with the experts. The sessions for this workshop…

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Spirituality in Palliative Care

October 27, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Doxa Deo Church, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, Faerie Glen
Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa
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R650

Hosted by HospiVision, ICPCN, Paedspal, PatchSA this day long symposium will look at the role of spirituality in both adult and children's palliative care - principles and practices. Guest speaker is Prof Christine Pulchalski

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Spirituality in Palliative Care

October 30, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tygerberg Hospital, Parow
Cape Town, Wester 2000 South Africa
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R650

Hosted by HospiVision, ICPCN, Paedspal, PatchSA this day long symposium will look at the role of spirituality in both adult and children's palliative care - principles and practices. Guest speaker is Prof Christine Pulchalski

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November 2017

HPCA Symposium – Pearls of Palliative Care

November 6, 2017 - November 9, 2017
Southern Sun Hotel Pretoria, South Africa + Google Map
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AORTIC 2017

November 7, 2017 - November 10, 2017
Kigali Convention Centre, KG2 Roundabout, Kimijhurura
Kigali, Rwanda

The AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa is a unique platform to learn and collaborate. The conference brings together multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community to reduce the impact of cancer in Africa. AORTIC 2017 will take place from 7 to 10 November 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda at the Kigali Convention Centre 900 Participants 70+ Programme sessions 20+ Hours of networking Who should attend AORTIC conferences are designed to be of interest to a broad range of cancer…

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It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Treating Chronic, Complex and Complicated Pain in Children

November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, 225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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$100

SPEAKER: Dr Stefan Friedrichsdorf, Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine Children's Hospitals and CLinics in Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul. Download the Flyer: GIPPCC_DoesntHurt_flyer_Lurie Nov10

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6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics & Child Health (CIP) 2017

November 12, 2017 - November 15, 2017
Hilton Colombo, 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians is hosting the 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child Health (CIP) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from November 12-15, 2017. CIP brings an innovative and stimulating global academic debate platform searching for consensus and agreements on main child health pathologies, management options of paediatric health problems, difficulties faced and controversies. The concept for the CIP Congress and the programme was developed with Paediatricians working in Primary and Secondary Care as well as…

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Understanding International Research on Children’s Palliative Care – The ICPCN Experience

November 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dinwoodie Lecture Theatre, The Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College, Bessemer Road
London, SE5 9PJ United Kingdom
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As part of a seminar and lecture series, Professor Julia Downing, Honorary Professor at  Makerere University and Chief Executive of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network will be speaking at the Cicely Saunders Institute on the topic: Understanding International Research on Children’s Palliative Care - The ICPCN experience Approved by the Royal Colleges of Physicians for 1 CPD credit the series aim is to optimise opportunities for local, national and international networking within palliative care and rehabilitation. The Cicely Saunders Institute facilitates seminars to…

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3rd Conference on Paediatric Palliative Care (Czech Republic)

November 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - December 1, 2017 @ 5:45 pm
VNOL Monastery Hradisko Hradisko, Czech Republic + Google Map

The aim of this conference is to continue the discussion on children's palliative care and to establish closer cooperation between the involved groups. Attendance is not only for palliative care professionals, whether they are in social or health care, but also clients, but also for family members, volunteers, representatives of health insurance companies and state organizations, including ministries and parliament. Download the English translation of the programme: III.konference DPP Olomouc ENGLISH Contact: MUDr. Mahulena Mojžíšová Chairperson of the Children's Palliative Care Working…

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