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IAHPC Traveling Scholarships to the 5th International African Palliative Care Conference

Author: IAHPC
25 March 2016

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) will provide 15 scholarships to support the travel of palliative care workers to attend the 5th International African Palliative Care Conference in Kampala, Uganda, from 16-19 August 2016.

The applicants must be:

  • living in Lower, Lower-Middle and Upper-Middle income categories as per the World Bank income classification data. Preference will be given to individuals living and working in African countries.
  • active members of IAHPC; and
  • working actively in palliative care.

Preference will be given to individuals who have not received an IAHPC grant in the past three years, are at least 50% dedicated to palliative care in their current work, graduated less than 10 years ago from their specialty or medical school, and who have accepted poster or oral presentations in the Conference.

The conference organisers will give discounted registration fees to individuals from African countries and an early bird fee for individuals applying before April 30, 2016. Additional information about the congress is available on the congress website

Applications from physicians, nurses, psychologists and other disciplines are welcome. If you wish to apply and are not an IAHPC member, you may join by visiting the IAHPC website.

More detailed information about the application process and the online form are available on the IAHPC website.

Applicants who submitted abstracts and whose posters are accepted, also need to send to IAHPC the confirmation of the acceptance after they receive it from the conference organisers.

Deadline to apply is April 15, 2016. Results will be announced by early May.

If you need information on how to apply or how to become a member, please visit the IAHPC website.

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