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Event Title: Makatimed international Conference on Palliative Care
23-Jul-2012 to 25-Jul-2012 Past Event
Venue: MMC Auditorium, 8F, Tower2
Makati Medical Center
Makati City, Philippines
Secretariat: call +632.8888.999 local 7100
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Organizer: MMC

The Makati Medical Center Pain Control Clinic in collaboration with the Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine & Nursing Services Division will be holding an International Conference on Palliative Care on July 23-25, 2012 which will be held at the Makati Medical Center auditorium, Makati City, Philippines. This will be a 3-day conference which focuses on palliative care in both pediatric and adult populations as well as important issues at the end of life. Experts in the field of Palliative Care from the United States of America and the Philippines will discuss extensively the following topics:

  • Disclosure and breaking the bad news
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Barriers to effective palliative and end of life care
  • Recognizing and managing symptoms
  • Anorexia and cachexia
  • Fatigue, depression and anxiety
  • The final hours
  • The role of rehabilitation medicine
  • Coping strategies for caregivers and health care providers
  • Role of complementary and alternative medicine
  • The vital plan

We therefore would like to invite you to grace this very important endeavor and possibly send delegates from your institution. For further details, please email us at Attached is the convention program for your perusal. We look forward to see you during the said conference. Thank you very much.