A UK based consortium focusing upon the development of palliative care in hospital, hospice and home-based settings in developing countries and resource-limited situations.

Conference 2022

Where next? Rethinking Global Palliative Care Education: Mastering Virtual Learning

Virtual Day Conference via Zoom: Saturday 8th October 2022
09:00-13:00 BST (GMT/Universal time + 1hr)
Registration open from 08:20 BST

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George Smerdon
Trustee, Palliative Care Works

Welcome and introduction

09:00 to 09:25

Professor Daniela Moșoiu
Director for Education and National Development, Hospice Casa Sperantie, Brasov, Romania

Experience of transferring EDUPALL (an EU project) into a fully distance learning curriculum in the pandemic

09:25 to 09:50

Mackuline Atieno
Director, Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association

Embracing technology for virtual learning; lessons from KEHPCA

09:50 to 10:00


10:00 to 10:25

Dr. Charlotte Holland
Paediatric Palliative Care, Helen and Douglas House, Oxford, UK

Whizz, Bang, Zoom: How we can enhance virtually delivered education

10:25 to 10:45

Commentary: Professor Fiona Rawlinson
Programme Director, Cardiff University

(Pre-recorded interview with Gillian Chowns)

10:45 to 11:15

Coffee break

Please take a coffee break and join a network breakout room to meet fellow delegates!

11:15 to 12:00

PCW projects
Presented by PCW Trustees

Ethiopia: Tripartite mentoring (Gillian Chowns)

Tanzania: FCDO 2 year Project evaluation, Lessons learned. (Karilyn Collins)

Update on the PCW Training videos: (Ruth Wooldridge)

12:00 to 12:30

Short country-based Presentations
Students on the Global Fellowship course (Institute of Palliative Medicine, India & St. Christophers, UK)

Avtar Singh Cheema - Punjab India

Cristiane Ferraz Prade - São Paulo, Brazil

12:30 to 12:55

Megan Doherty
Paediatric PC specialist, Children’s Hospital and Roger Neilson Hospice, Ottawa, Canada

Online PC education in resource-limited settings: Experiences of using virtual training with Project ECHO

12:55 to 13:00

Comments, Questions, and Chair’s concluding remarks

13:10 to 13:30

Annual General Meeting of Palliative Care Works (Charity No. 1161919)

All are welcome to stay on-line for this meeting

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