Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Vanesa Rocio Orellana Caro, DR

Travel date: October 6, 2021

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

Origin: La Paz, Bolvia / Destination: Vilvoorde, Belgium

How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

I would like to express my sincere thanks for your generosity. The scholarship allowed me to deepen my skills in the doctor-patient relationship. My deep admiration and respect for you, because you are spreading Palliative Care to each country.

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

This online meeting will help me to create programs of investigation in Palliative Care and I will can teach to medicine students about new skills of treatment and humanism.

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

I am learning to speak English, but I think if the page is modified in different languages it will reach more people.
I think the subtitles are excellent in congresses

Narrative summary highlighting the needs and challanges you face

Implementing Palliative Care from undergraduate and strengthening research will help improve care. Governments and society must understand that the suffering caused by serious illness can be reduced by investing in palliative care programs.