Seminar on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2018

Seminar on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2018

Event Date

Thursday, 18 October 2018

As part of training the healthcare professionals on palliative care, the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery's (AKU-SONAM) Palliative Care and Oncology clinical stream is holding a seminar where experts from the field will be sharing their knowledge and case studies, focusing on the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of cancer patients and their families. Seminar Details Themes: - Strategies for covering palliative care in the primary setting by utilizing the principles of universal coverage - The progress of palliative care in the developing world - Overview of spirituality in palliative care - A case study on access to palliative care in Pakistan Speakers: Dr Sameen Siddiqi Professor and Chair, Community Health Sciences, AKU Ms Rehana Punjwani Nurse Manager, Pediatric Oncology, Indus Hospital and Co-Chairs SIOP, PODC Nursing Working Group Dr Nasreen Lalani Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Calgary Ms Salma Rattani Doctorate Candidate, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta and Assistant Professor, AKU-SONAM


  • Country: Pakistan
  • City: Karachi


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