Published on: April 16, 2010


18th ICPC

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) announces 10 scholarships to palliative care workers from developing countries to attend the 18th International Congress in Montréal on October 5-8, 2010.

The congress organizers have put together a comprehensive program with sessions in English, French and Spanish – see the Congress program…

Applications are accepted from individuals from all health professions and an effort will be made to have a balanced regional representation. Palliative care workers from Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa are welcome to apply.

Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Are at least 50% dedicated to palliative care in their current work
  • Have not received grants from IAHPC in the past 2 yrs
  • Graduated less than 10 years ago from specialty or medical school
  • Have an accepted abstract for poster / oral presentation


  • Poster submission – May 30th
  • Traveling scholarship – July 15th.

The congress organizers will be giving a reduced registration fee to applicants from low and middle income countries. Those interested in applying for a grant to attend this meeting, need to complete a Traveling Scholarship application here…

Applicants must be IAHPC members. If you are not a member, you can join IAHPC here… – Please note that IAHPC has a graded membership fee structure which makes it affordable for people from developing countries.

Once you have completed your application, please submit a copy of your CV to

IAHPC, 5535 Memorial Drive, Suite F – PMB 509, Houston,  TX 77007, USA

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