Preparations for the 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON) are underway in full steam.
The organising team of IAPCON 2024, is happy to announce the ‘Dr M T Bhatia Award for best Poster Presentation for Nurses’. Dr Priti Sanghavi (Organising Secretary, IAPCON 2024) shares, “Qualified nurses (GNM, BSc, MSc) who are working in Palliative Care settings and who are life members of the IAPC will be eligible to receive the award, provided they present the best original research work (via a poster presentation) for palliative care during IAPCON 2024”. The winner will be presented with a memento, a certificate, and a cash award during the valedictory function of the conference, at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Dr Dinesh Kumar (Chair, Workshop Committee, IAPCON 2024) invites registrations for the 9 pre-conference workshops that will be conducted during IAPCON 2024. Please click here for further details and to register for these workshops.
Dr Bhavna Patel (Chair, Scientific Committee, IAPCON 2024) encourages researchers to submit abstracts of their work in palliative care before Thursday, 30th November, 2023. Please click here for further information regarding abstract submissions.
The 2.5 day in-person conference will be held at the Auditorium, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, between Friday, 9th February, 2024, and Sunday, 11th February, 2024. The Pre-conference workshops are slated for Thursday, 8th February, 2024.
IAPCON 2024 is themed ‘Revisiting the domains of Palliative Care’, as it aims to enhance the delegates’ practise of palliative care by empowering them with the various aspects in Palliative Care for both cancer and non-cancer patients. Scientific Sessions therefore will include sessions on Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Nephrology, Geriatric Care etc. Sessions will also include the nursing care plans, role of psychologist, volunteers, NGOs in providing palliative care, along with presentations on research methodology and scientific paper presentations.
Please visit the conference website for further information and to register for IAPCON 2024.