Published on: January 23, 2011

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is pleased to announce 10 (ten) scholarships from the IAHPC Traveling Scholarship Program, to help support the travel of palliative care workers in developing countries to the 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC). The EAPC Congress will take place in Lisbon, Portugal May 18-21, 2011.

IAHPC application guidelines are as follows:

Applicants must be living in a developing country, be active members of IAHPC, and actively working in palliative care. 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 clicking

Preference will be given to individuals who have not received an IAHPC grant in the past three years with accepted poster or oral presentations in the Congress. Applications are available through the IAHPC website in

Please send proof of acceptance of the poster or oral presentation, along with a copy of your current CV. Selected individuals are also eligible to receive a discounted registration fee from the Congress.

Deadline to apply is February 25, 2011. Results will be announced by March 1st.

Additional information about the EAPC Congress can be found in

Best regards, The IAHPC Office

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