Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Maria Manalo, Master

Travel date: September 19, 2022

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: 7th Public Health Palliative Care International Conference

Origin: Quezon City, Philippines / Destination: Bruges, Belgium


How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

The opportunity to present my paper and to listen and learn from colleagues around the world has increased my knowledge and understanding of compassionate communities, grief, bereavement, death literacy, advocacy and policy-making on end-of-life care.

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

As a faculty and consultant in two university hospitals, I intend to share what I have learned from the PHPCI conference with my colleagues, residents, fellows, medical students, and nurses, to improve patient care and promote public health palliative care.

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

IAHPC Scholarship Program is very helpful, especially for those coming from resource-poor countries