Other Upcoming Events

Participation invited for PallCHASE’s session on ‘Grief 101 – A Virtual Workshop reflecting on Grief and Loss’

Registrations are invited for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Aid Situations and Emergencies (PallCHASE) session on ‘Grief 101 – A Virtual Workshop reflecting on Grief and Loss’, scheduled to be held in October / November 2023.

The free webinar is a part of PallCHASE’s special webinar series and is designed to be a virtual workshop to reflect on Grief and Loss in Palliative Care for Humanitarian Settings.

The session presented by Vilma Oliveros, will explore how grief is a unique experience, a natural process to loss, and is not a problem that needs to be fixed. The session will also throw light upon how every individual carries the capacity within themselves to integrate and learn how to live with grief.

Please note that identical sessions will be held on two different dates and times during October and November to encourage participation.

The first identical session will be held at 7:30 p.m. (IST) on Tuesday, 3rd October, 2023. Please click here to register for the October session.

The second identical session will be held at 6:30 a.m. (IST) on Thursday, 23rd November, 2023. Please click here to register for the November session.

Register for the EAPC’s webinar on ‘Advance care planning in Children’s Palliative Care’ on 13th October, 2023

Registrations are open for the European Association for Palliative Care’s (EAPC) webinar on ‘Advance care planning in Children’s Palliative Care’ at 4:30 p.m. (IST) on Friday, 13th October, 2023.

The free webinar is presented by the EAPC’s Reference Group on Palliative Care for Children and Young People.

Organisers share that the webinar will include sessions on ‘Advance Care Planning: What are we talking about’ by Erna Michiels, ‘A moving and personal story of a mother about the importance of Advance Care Planning’ by Sidonie Schreuder, mother of daughter Milou, and ‘Research and International developments in Advance Care Planning’ by Julia Downing.

Please click here to register for the free webinar.

Register for the the PCW’s hybrid 10th Annual Conference on ‘The Changing Landscape of Worldwide Palliative Care Education’, United Kingdom, 14th October, 2023

Registrations are invited for the 10th Annual Conference of Palliative Care Works (PCW) on ‘The Changing Landscape of Worldwide Palliative Care Education’. The free-to-register conference will be presented in a hybrid model. The in-person segment of the conference will be held on Saturday, 14th October, 2023, at the Sobell House Study Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom, from 9:45 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (BST), while the online sessions will be presented by Zoom only between 2:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. (IST).

PCW is a UK based consortium which focuses on the development of palliative care in hospital, hospice and home-based settings in developing countries and resource-limited situations.

The conference aims to discuss the impact and challenges imposed post-Covid and climate crisis which affects worldwide palliative care education.

Prof. Heather Richardson, Dr Fiona Rawlinson, Dr Dan Munday, Dr Mhoira Leng and several other eminent faculty will be presenting interesting and comprehensive sessions during the day-long conference.

Please click here to register for the conference, and click here for the program schedule

Submit abstracts before 20th October, 2023, to participate in the virtual ‘Palliative Care Congress’, 21st and 22nd March, 2024

The organisers of the ‘Palliative Care Congress’ are inviting palliative care researchers from across the globe to submit abstracts of their work for presentation during the congress, before Friday, 20th October, 2023.

The two-day virtual congress is presented by the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) and hosted by the ICC Belfast. The congress for 2024 is themed ‘What can we learn from palliative care specialists across the globe and how can we collaborate?’.

Conference organisers expect for over 500 delegates from diverse multidisciplinary backgrounds and from across the world to attend the congress.

Plenary sessions during the congress will be presented by Dr Eduardo Bruera (Chair, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation, & Integrative Medicine Unit, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA), Dr Harvey Max Chochinov (Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Canada), and Ms Smriti Rana (Head – Strategic Programs & Partnerships, Pallium India Trust, India).

Please note that the early bird registrations close on Friday, 26th January, 2024.

Please click here for further information about the congress, and don’t forget to submit abstracts before Friday, 20th October, 2023.

Registrations invited for the 6th Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Alliance Conference, 15th – 17th November, 2023

Last chance to register your participation for the 6th Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Alliance (KEHPCA) National Palliative Care Conference scheduled to be held at the Acacia Premier Hotel, Kisumu, Kenya, between Wednesday, 15th November, 2023, and Saturday, 17th November, 2023.

The in-person conference is being held only this year post 2018 due to covid imposed restrictions.

The conference is themed, ‘Palliative Care through the inclusivity lens’ as it aims to highlight best practices and share lessons on enhancing the equity and inclusivity of palliative care provision and advancement. The conference will also focus on equity through inclusivity for the beneficiaries of palliative care, the timing of palliative care, the setting of palliative care provision, and other stakeholders.

Conference organisers share that they hope to bring together people from Kenya, the African region, and the world, and create a forum to share lessons and transfer knowledge for equitable and inclusive palliative care service provisioning.

Please click here for further information about the conference.

Registrations invited for the IAPC Delhi Chapter’s first annual conference at New Delhi, 17th – 19th November, 2023

The IAPC’s Delhi Chapter is inviting registrations for their first annual conference scheduled to be held at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Auditorium at AIIMS, New Delhi, between Friday, 17th November, 2023, and Sunday, 19th November, 2023. Pre conference workshops have been slated for Friday, 17th November, 2023.

The in-person conference is themed Palliative Care: By All and For All and is being organized jointly by the IAPC’s Delhi Chapter and the Department of Onco-Anaesthesia and Palliative Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Dr Seema Mishra (Organising Secretary) on behalf of the organising committee shares, “The scientific committee has laid out a state of the art, educational and scientific program which encompasses lectures, breakout sessions, workshops, paper and poster presentations, debate and quiz by renowned experts. We take pride to welcome each one of you to this academic extravaganza. We are confident that with the help of your participation and contribution, this will be an unforgettable, fruitful and memorable experience.”

Please click here for further information.