Published on: March 25, 2016

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is providing 15 scholarships to support the travel of palliative care workers to attend the 5th International Palliative Care Conference of the African Palliative Care Association in Kampala, Uganda, August 16-19 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. (If you wish to apply and are not an IAHPC member, you can join by clicking here.)
  • 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 with accepted poster or oral presentations in the Congress. APCA 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 in the congress website. Applications from physicians, nurses, psychologists and other disciplines are welcome. More detailed information about the application process and the online form are available at the IAHPC website.

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

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 APCA. The last date to submit abstracts is 1 April, 2016.

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