Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Pallavi Singh, DR

Travel date: February 11, 2022

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: 29th International Conference of Indian Association for Palliative Care

Origin: Varanasi, India / Destination: Jaipur, India

How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

I enjoyed online conference, lots of new updates. It was a nice learning experience overall.

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

I will apply it in my day-to-day practice and share with my colleague what I learned in this conference so that they can apply it to.

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

New residents in palliative medicine department should be encouraged to be member of IAHPC so that they can use scholarship and newsletter journals for their updates.

Narrative summary highlighting the needs and challanges you face

Palliative care is still new branch for many co-working medical fraternity when one go in small cities in India. But yes, it’s a need of time and people should be aware of it and what change we can bring to patients’ quality of life, good symptom control and end of life care. Whatever I have learned in this conference will definitely help me in removing barrier and empowering my knowledge and confidence.