The Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Palliative Care Conference - Day 1 AM Session

Thu Feb 28, 2019
The Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Palliative Care Conference held on January 22 and 23, 2019, was jointly organized by the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life and Georgetown University in Qatar with the aim of initiating a multidisciplinary exchange on the issues surrounding the treatment of patients facing life threatening illness and death, with a particular focus on opportunities and barriers to care in the region.Opening: Dr. Ahmad Dallal, Dean, Georgetown University in Qatar His Grace Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President, Pontifical Academy for LifeKeynotes: Sultana Afdhal, CEO, WISH Professor Ebrahim Moosa, Notre Dame UniversityReflections: Dr. G. Kevin Donovan, Director, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics and Professor of Pediatrics, Georgetown UniversityPanel 1: Palliative Care within the Clinical Context - Dr. Erna Rochmawati, Program Secretary, School of Master in Nursing at Universitas Muhammadiyah School of Nursing in Yogyakarta- Professor Salam Al-Kindi, Head, Department of Hematology at Sultan Qaboos University- Dr. Kathleen Foley, Attending Neurologist Emeritus, Pain and Palliative Care Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Neurology, Cornell University