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Bursaries available for EAPC 2021

Our colleagues at The Foundation for Palliative Care Education (PACED) and the European Association for Palliative Care are offering ten bursaries to October's online EAPC World Congress for people from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. If you work in, teach, or study palliative care and would like to learn about recent innovations and developments, PACED would like to hear from you!

You may apply for a bursary if:

  • You live in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan

  • You work in, teach or are a postgraduate student of palliative care

  • You have not registered for this year’s Congress and did not attend in 2018, 2019 or 2020

  • You speak English at a conversational or higher level

Each bursary will include:

  • Registration for the three days of the main Congress, 6 – 8 October

  • Invitation to a special session on 5 October on the Development of Palliative Care in the Post-Soviet Space

  • Invitation to a WHO meeting on Integrating Palliative Care into Universal Health Coverage, also on 5 October

  • Attendance at a PACED side meeting for bursary delegates, to discuss regional priorities in education

To apply:

  • Please write to by 31 July 2021

  • State your name, type of work, workplace(s), and how long you have been involved in palliative care

  • Describe your motivation for attending the Congress (in no more than 300 words)

  • State your level of English language: basic, conversational or fluent

You will be informed by 9 August whether PACED can offer you a bursary. If you have any questions please email Mike Mandelbaum, Chief Executive of PACED, at

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