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Traveling Scholars Program Report

Carol Narra, DR

Travel date: July 26, 2017

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

Origin: Marikina City, Philippines / Destination: Suntec City, Singapore

How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

The activity has renewed my passion and dedication in what I am presently doing as a palliative care provider doing home care for patients in Greater Manila areas. I gained knowledge and learned different approaches / in ovations in Palliative Care that are being practiced by other institutions and can apply them in our setting.

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

Being the Assistant Medical Director of Activcare Home Health Solutions Inc. I can incorporate in the training program for our Palliative Care Nurses and Home Health Aides the updates that I gained in the conference. I ca also adopt some of the innovations in the practice of Palliative Care that were presented in the conference to our setting to expand the services that our copay is presenting providing. And also begin part of the Technical Working group of the Department of Health, I would share my learning in the development of National Policy and Guidelines in Palliative and Hospice Care in the country.

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

The whole process of apply for the IAHPC Traveling Scholarship had been very welcoming and convenient for those people interested to apply. It was not complicated and takings. People from low to middle income countries like me had been given opportunities to attend this kind of activity and is very useful to our practice. Thanks to IAHPC and we hope you would continue to provide scholarships such as this

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