Grantee details

Traveling Scholarships Program Report

Ague  Kokou Sena, RN

Travel date: May 1, 2017

Name of Meeting/Event/Activity: 6th Francophone Palliative Care Initiator's Course

Origin: Tabiligbo, Togo / Destination: Kampala, Uganda


How was this meeting/activity helpful to you?

To use existing peoples who has been IAHPC members for at least 3 years as IAHPC ambassadors of palliative care in their respective countries. Ambassadors will ensure all health care workers have awareness regarding palliative care of which in turn many more professionals will join IAHPC or other local palliative care association. In addition, revenue collected from membership fees will help other more members benefit from IAHPC traveling scholarship. As a testimony, since I joined IAHPC, more than 5 members I managed to recruit have already benefited from the traveling scholarship and they have become instrumentals in the facilities where they are working.

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

To use existing peoples who has been IAHPC members for at least 3 years as IAHPC ambassadors of palliative care in their respective countries. Ambassadors will ensure all health care workers have awareness regarding palliative care of which in turn many more professionals will join IAHPC or other local palliative care association. In addition, revenue collected from membership fees will help other more members benefit from IAHPC traveling scholarship. As a testimony, since I joined IAHPC, more than 5 members I managed to recruit have already benefited from the traveling scholarship and they have become instrumentals in the facilities where they are working.

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

To use existing peoples who has been IAHPC members for at least 3 years as IAHPC ambassadors of palliative care in their respective countries. Ambassadors will ensure all health care workers have awareness regarding palliative care of which in turn many more professionals will join IAHPC or other local palliative care association. In addition, revenue collected from membership fees will help other more members benefit from IAHPC traveling scholarship. As a testimony, since I joined IAHPC, more than 5 members I managed to recruit have already benefited from the traveling scholarship and they have become instrumentals in the facilities where they are working.

Narrative summary highlighting the needs and challanges you face

To use existing peoples who has been IAHPC members for at least 3 years as IAHPC ambassadors of palliative care in their respective countries. Ambassadors will ensure all health care workers have awareness regarding palliative care of which in turn many more professionals will join IAHPC or other local palliative care association. In addition, revenue collected from membership fees will help other more members benefit from IAHPC traveling scholarship. As a testimony, since I joined IAHPC, more than 5 members I managed to recruit have already benefited from the traveling scholarship and they have become instrumentals in the facilities where they are working.


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