Palliative Care and
Universal Health Coverage

6th International African Palliative Care Conference
Hosted by African Palliative Care Association and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Rwanda   17-20 September, 2019     Kigali Convention Centre | Rwanda Register now online.

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Dr Oladayo Afilabi

Oladayo joined the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Research in October 2018. He is a Registered Nurse (RN) in both Nigeria and the UK. He underwent his Bachelor of Nursing Science at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Nigeria, graduating in 2008.

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Dr Paul Zebadia Mmbando is a Health Programs Director and the Head of Palliative Care Program at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT)

the largest Palliative care program in Tanzania – with about 25 Active Hospital based Palliative Care Programs mostly in the rural setting of Tanzania.

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Eunice Garanganga

A Technical Adviser and Health & Palliative Care Specialist with over 30 years of experience in palliative care. Currently

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H.E Archibishop Vincenzo Paglia

An Italian Archibishop,  served as parish priest in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome from 1982 to 2000; he was the Community of Sant’Egidio and was the postulator of the cause of beatification of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Saint Oscar Romero.

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Ann Berger,MSN, MD

Dr. Berger earned her undergraduate degree, a B.S. in nursing, from New York University, followed by an M.S.N. in oncology nursing from University of Pennsylvania. After working as an oncology clinical nurse specialist for several years, she completed her medical training at Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Dr. Berger next did an internship and residency at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and a fellowship in medical oncology and pain/palliative care at Yale University in Connecticut.

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Franca Benini is Head of the Veneto Regional Centre for Pain Management and Paediatric Palliative Care and the Children’s Hospice (Department for Mother and Child Health) in Padua.

In 1981 she graduated from Padua University with a degree in Medicine and Surgery . Subsequently, she continued her studies at Padua University specializing in Paediatrics in Anaesthesia and Reanimation in Neonatology and in Pharmacology .

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Dr Marie-Charlotte Bouësseau, Director & Adviser, Integrated Health Services, Division of UHC and Life Course, World Health Organization, Geneva

Marie-Charlotte Bouësseau, after receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree from Paris University, practiced cardiology in France for several years before undertaking postgraduate studies in epidemiology, social sciences and philosophy in France and Chile. Since 1995,

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conference2019@africanpalliativecare.org

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Pamela Kalema at conference2019@africanpalliativecare.org

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