About Conference


Palliative Care aims to improve the the quality of life and healthcare for patients suffering from cancer and other terminal illnesses and facing problems such as pain and other agonizing symptoms including physical, psycho-social and spiritual aspects related to terminal and chronic illnesses,
The 8th International Conference of the Faculty of Medicine – IUG entitled, "Pain Management & Palliative Care in Palestine" (PalCare), provides an excellent opportunity for physicians, researchers, and healthcare practitioners and leaders to take part and contribute their scientific inputs in this conference.
 

Conference Aims:

The conference aims to enhance and develop pain management and palliative care which provided for patients of chronic and end-stage diseases.
  • Shedding light on the significance of alleviation of pain among patients with cancers or chronic illnesses.
  • Focusing on the importance of controlling other associated symptoms during treatment and post-treatment stages.
  • Helping in improving the quality of life of patients and their families.
  • Stressing on the value of evidence-based palliative care services provided for patients.
  • Suggesting approaches to improve the proper communication between the healthcare providers and their beneficiaries.
  • Urging the review of laws, to improve the availability of needed medicines especially opioids.
 

-          Palliative Care Physicians
-          Palliative Care Nurses
-          Psychiatrists and Psychologists
-          Oncologists
-          Anesthesiologists
-          Nephrologists
-          Medical, health academics and researchers.
-          Medical administrators
-          Pharmacists & drugs companies
-          Physical Therapists
-          Occupational Therapists
-          Spiritual leaders
-          Community coordinators & Social workers
 

Important Dates


26 August, 2019

Sending abstracts deadline

25-26 October, 2019

Conference days

 

Conference Committees


  • Dr. Fadal Naim Naiml – Conference Head
  • Dr. Khamis Elessi Conference Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Abdel Monem Lubbad -Head of Preparatory Committee
  • Prof. Dr. Maged .M Yaseen_ Head of Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee:

  • Prof Dr Maged Yasin Head
     
  • Prof DrAbdelraouf Manama
  • Dr. Hesham M. El Zenati
  • Dr. Khamees Al- Essi
  • Dr. Ahmad shorafa
  • Dr. Bettina Bӧttcher
  • Prof. Dr. fawzy sharaf
  • Dr. Anwar Alsheikhkhalil
  • Dr. Yasser Jamei
  • Dr. Abdullah Aljamal
  • Prof. Dr. Yousef Al-Jeesh
  • Dr. Hany Farwanah
  • Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Sirdah
  • Dr. Salem Abo Makhada
  • Dr. Mhoira Leng
  • Dr. Mohammad Bushnaq
 



Preparatory Committee:

  • • Prof. Dr. Abdel Monem H. Lubbad – Committee Head
  • •Dr. Emad I. Shaqoura
  • • Dr. Mohammad Yaghi
  • •Dr. Marwan Diab
  • • Dr. Rihab Quqa
  • • Dr. Hatem Elaydi
  • • Dr. Osama I. Mehjez  
  • • Dr. Ramez S. Alhaloul
  • • Mr. Hafez A. Alloush
  • • Dr. Mohammed Alnajjar
  • • Mr Mohammed I. Alikkawi
  • • Mohammed Al- Akkawi
  • Mr. Yousef Abo selmya
  • Mr. Mohammad Abo-Jazar
  • Mr. Mohammed Al-sabbagh


Preparatory Committee:

  • • Prof. Dr. Abdel Monem H. Lubbad – Committee Head
  • •Dr. Emad I. Shaqoura
  • • Dr. Mohammad Yaghi
  • •Dr. Marwan Diab
  • • Dr. Rihab Quqa
  • • Dr. Hatem Elaydi
  • • Dr. Osama I. Mehjez  
  • • Dr. Ramez S. Alhaloul
  • • Mr. Hafez A. Alloush
  • • Dr. Mohammed Alnajjar
  • • Mr Mohammed I. Alikkawi
  • • Mohammed Al- Akkawi
  • Mr. Yousef Abo selmya
  • Mr. Mohammad Abo-Jazar
  • Mr. Mohammed Al-sabbagh

Preparatory Committee:

  •  Dr. Fadel Naim Naim – Head
  • Prof. Dr.Maged M. Yassin
  •  
  • Dr.Mahmoud Daher
  • Dr. Yasser Jamei
  •  
  • Dr. Khalid thabet
  • Dr. Hatem Elaydi
  • Dr. Khamis Elessi
  • Dr. Rihab Quqa
  • Mr. Suhail Flaifl
  •  Mr Belal j. Aljedi
 



Preparatory Committee:

  • Prof. Dr. Abdel Monem H. LubbadHead
  • Dr. Emad I. Shaqoura
  • Dr. Mohammad Yaghi
  • Dr. Marwan Diab
  • Dr. Rihab Quqa
  • Dr. Hatem Elaydi
  • Dr. Osama I. Mehjez  
  • Dr. Ramez S. Alhaloul
  • Mr. Hafez A. Alloush
  • • Dr. Mohammed Alnajjar
  • • Mr Mohammed I. Alikkawi
  • • Mohammed Al- Akkawi
  • Mr. Yousef Abo selmya
  • Mr. Mohammad Abo-Jazar
  • Mr. Abdullah S. Zohud
 

Conference Research


Clinical Palliative Care:

-          Pain & Functional Management

-          Medical and Surgical Interventions

-          Pharmaceutical and Non-pharmaceutical Interventions

-          Rehabilitation and Prosthesis Services.

-          Gerontology and Geriatric care.

-      Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.


Mental Health and Palliative Care:

-          Assessment & management of Psycho-social and Psychiatric manifestations among cancer & chronic illness patients.

           -      Assessment & management of disease-related manifestations affecting patient's care-givers and families.


Spiritual Care:

-         Spiritual Support.

-      Fatwa (Religious regulations)


Healthcare Management & leadership:

-          Healthcare Policies.

-          Governance Aspects

-          Legal Aspects.

PalCare, welcomes all distinguished speakers, delegates, palliative care specialists, aid community, palliative care physicians, geriatric physicians and health care leaders from Palestine and from around the world to take part in this international conference on  October 25-26 2019 to be held in Gaza, Palestine.

 

Registration


The Faculty of Medicine at the Islamic University has the honor to invite doctors, professionals, researchers and medical specialists to participate in its 8th conference on "Pain Management and Palliative Care in Palestine" scheduled 25-26 October, 2019.

The Scientific Committee welcomes your participation through abstracts, as a plenary speaker, delegate, lecturer or poster presenter. The submission will be either electronically through Website: http://researchforms.iugaza.edu.ps/view.php?id=67845 or by e-mail: Palcareconf@iugaza.edu.ps

The deadline for receiving abstracts, posters and lectures is 26/8/2019


Call for abstracts