Grantee details

Traveling Scholars Program Report

Victor Rolando Samayoa Morales, MD

Travel date: November 9, 2022

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: X Congreso Latinoamericano de Cuidados Paliativos

Origin: Guatemala City, Guatemala / Destination: San Jose, Costa Rica


How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

strengthen the skills and abilities needed for the development and promotion of palliative care at the community level in the rural area
in Guatemala

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

the creation of network to programs of palliative care to link all the levels of medical attention. Nowdays Im creating this network to
support the rural area and their needs. We started a new program in advanced cronic renal desease

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

disseminating and promoting scholarships, supporting the need for new palliative care programs. In Guatemala this support of IAHPC
is trascendental