Travel Grants

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) and the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s IAHPC Travelling Scholarships, to support their travel to the 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) in Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 – 10 May, 2015.


As per the criteria for applications, all grantees work in countries that are classified as lower, lower-middle or upper-middle income categories, are active members of IAHPC, working actively in palliative care and are registered web users of the EAPC database.

In total, 35 applications were received from a wide range of countries, background and professions, including physicians, nurses, psychologists and other disciplines. The committee was pleased with the high quality of the applications and would like to thank all those who applied, and for their interest in the EAPC World Congress. 

The final list of the 11 grantees selected by IAHPC and EAPC are:

  • Juliano Ferreira Arcuri, Brazil, Physiotherapist
  • Peace Bagasha, Uganda, Physician
  • Nasur Buyinza, Uganda, Lecturer
  • Natalia Carafizi, Moldova, Physician
  • Sabrina Carvajalino, Colombia, Physician
  • Juan Carlos Hernandez Grosso, Colombia, Physician
  • Mohamed Hablas, Egypt, Physician
  • André Filipe Junqueira dos Santos, Brazil, Physician
  • Gerla Koleci, Albania, Physician
  • Irena Laska, Albania, Nurse
  • Romance Nguetse Dejoumessi, Cameroon, Physician