In particular, the conference provided a forum for:
- Reviewing progress on the African continent based on the WHA Resolution
- Setting new palliative care implementation agendas based on the new global frameworks
- Accountability to stakeholders, including patients and donors
- Exposure to innovative approaches
- Advocacy for more palliative care development
- Bringing new players on board
- Collaboration, networking and building effective partnerships
- Shared learning among delegates.
The conference programme is available here, with access to corresponding presenter Powerpoints and video presentations, outlined below:
- Day 1 presentations: 2nd African Ministers of Health Session, African Palliative Care Research Network, and Accelerating palliative care development in Western Africa: interest group meeting.
- Day 2 presentations: Plenary, oral and workshop Powerpoints
- Day 3 presentations: Plenary, oral and workshop Powerpoints
- Day 4 presentations: Plenary, oral and workshop Powerpoints.
If you attended the conference and would like to publish an editorial on the Africa edition of ehospice on one of the topics presented, kindly contact the editor here by 20 September 2016.
This article originally appeared on the Africa edition of ehospice.