IAPCON 2024: Registrations invited for the ‘2.5 kms Walk for Palliative Care’

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Registrations are invited for the ‘2.5 kms Walk for Palliative Care’ during IAPCON 2024. The walk organised by the Sanjeevani – Life Beyond Cancer and the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, aims to raise awareness about palliative care among the general community.

The walk is scheduled to begin at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, 11th February, 2024. The walk will begin from B, Block River Front, Behind Vallabh Sada on Ashram Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and go via the Atal Bridge and conclude again at the B, Block River Front (starting point). 

All registered conference delegates are welcome to participate in the walk. Those interested to participate in the walk will need to however register separately (at no additional cost) by submitting their details in this form

The 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024) is a 2.5 day in-person conference which 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. 

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