Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Antoinnette LONGO KALALA, Ms.

Travel date: May 1, 2017

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: 6th Francophone Course HAU

Origin: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo / Destination: Kampala, Uganda

How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

Learning how to prescribe oral morphine, the management of palliative care in case of chronic painful disease,the assessment of pain and how to announce bad news.

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

With this knowledge and acquired skills we are going to teach paliative care to all health professionals.

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

Give scholarship traveling to a lot of country to enhance paliative care .

Narrative summary highlighting the needs and challanges you face

Main needs and challenges that we face in the provision of palliative care in our country: DRC need has oral morphine yet but it is very expansive.1 bottle of 60 ml costs 10 US. We need the implication of government in palliative care.