Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Raghavendra Ramanjulu, MD

Travel date: July 27, 2017

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: Asia Pacific Hospice Conference

Origin: Bangalore, India / Destination: Suntec City, Singapore

How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

Update on the latest management of the symptoms. Plenary sessions helped in understand the various dimensions required to be improved at our center. Multidisciplinary team integration and service provision importance. Interaction among delegates of other neighboring countries. Contact building and new places for attachment programs discussed

How will you new knowledge & acquired skills help in furthering your work in hospice and palliative care in your program/city/ or country?

The possibility and provision of palliative care for non-cancer patients. The possibility of starting pediatric palliative services at our center. Service provision on community basis and home care services. End of life service provision to the extent to out of hospital and out of hours. Documentation of the services and quality. The importance of regular audits and quality is important. Training of peers and awareness building. To initiate the world hospice day celebrations at our center and awareness building efforts among the general public, hence acceptance of palliative care services.

How IAHPC Traveling Scholars Program be improved in order to help other future traveling scholars?

I feel IAHPC has done the best by offering the scholarship and supporting delegates like myself. There is no improvement as of now, since application process and the grants are simplified stepwise approach.

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