Youth in Palliative Care: International Conference on 17th January 2015

Nov  18  2014
Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM) and Students in Palliative Care (SIPC) are jointly organizing an International Conference on the theme of Youth .....
Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM) and Students in Palliative Care (SIPC) are jointly organizing an International Conference on the theme of Youth in Palliative Care in order to educate, help replicate and improve the model of youth involvement in palliative care.
The conference will take place on 17 January 2015 at JDT Auditorium, Calicut, and will focus on issues relevant to the involvement of youth in palliative care activities.
SIPC is an active student group spanning more than 20 colleges in and around Calicut city, with 1000 participants and 100 active volunteers. SIPC works with the goals of generating awareness, locating need-based communities and mobilizing resources for palliative care activities.
The group also supports rehabilitation activities for patients organized by IPM, and actively participates in home based care. This year, all activities of SIPC – under the campaign name ‘Because I Care’ – have garnered much local media attention for their fresh and original essence.
Students from across the globe already volunteering for the global cause of palliative care, or those interested to begin contributing and making a difference, are cordially invited to attend the event.
The organisers would also like to invite individuals, organisations or institutions who wish to increase youth participation in their palliative care activities on whatever scale.
Interested parties are also invited to submit photographs, short films (maximum 8 minutes) and abstracts for papers & posters.
Registration fee will be Rs. 100 ($2) for students from low to middle income countries and $50 for students from high income countries. Anybody other than a student will have a registration fee of Rs. 500 ($8) if from low to middle income countries and $100 if from high income countries.
For registration, please visit conference webstie: www.studentspalcon2015.org