Event Summary:



1st Prize: 
Enabling optimal palliative care within Australian hospitals – opportunity for improvement: preliminary results from a sequential mixed method study

Claudia Virdun, Australia

2nd Prize:
Bridging the Gap Quality improvement project – reaching out into the community to improve understanding and spiritual care

Dr Mary Johnston, United Kingdom

3rd Prize
The Role of Support Groups in Improving the Quality of Life of Families in Children’s Palliative Care

Aina Briede, Latvia




  • Pain Assessment in Cancer Patients
    André Amato Valois, Portugal


  • Barriers and Facilitators to Establishing Radiotherapy Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Qualitative Study
    Andrew Donkor, Australia


  • People want to talk about death and dying
    Georg Bollig, Denmark


  • Co-designing palliative care research with patients and families – an opportunity to enable our research to answer questions that truly matter to those we are providing care for
    Claudia Virdun, Australia


  • Impact of Palliative Radiation Therapy on QOL in Patients with Painful Bone Metastases using EORTC QLQC30 and QLQBM22 , Regional Cancer Centre, Jipmer Experience
    Divya Bharathi, India


  • The Burden of Caregivers of Elderly Patients at University College Hospital Ibadan
    Omoyeni Nkechi Eunice, Nigeria


  • One in Ten Older Adults Aged ≥ 45 Years Reports Having “No-one to Turn To” (NTTT) for Help at the End of Life Apart from Professionals – Who are They?
    Julia Verne, United Kingdom


  • Resident Survey of Delivering Difficult News in a Tertiary Hospital in Sub Saharan Africa – A Thematic Analysis
    Karishma Sharma, Kenya


  • Retrospective analysis of Palliative Care referral trends in patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer
    Neha Singh, India


  • Pain and Hospitalization
    Simone Garruth dos Santos Machado Sampaio, Brazil


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Award Sponsor

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care

1st:  $300

2nd:  $200

3rd:  $100


Time Line:

Submissions accepted from June 15 – September 30, 2019

ONLINE Poster Exhibition: November 15 – December 15, 2019

Awards announced: December 31, 2019
*dates subject to change