International conference comes to Durban

Umduduzi is delighted to be a partner in the 3rd International ICPCN Conference set to take place from 30 May to 2 June 2018 in Durban.

Building on the success of their two previous conferences held in Mumbai in 2014 and Buenos Aires in 2016, the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) will be holding its 3rd International ICPCN Conference at the Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel in Durban from 30 May – 2 June 2018, in partnership with the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA), Palliative Treatment for Children South Africa (PatchSA) and Umduduzi, Hospice Care for Children.

The conference, themed Inspiration, Innovation, Integration will bring together those who provide care for seriously ill children with hospice and palliative care needs and their families and will include paediatricians, specialist doctors, general practitioners, medical officers, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, therapists, dieticians, spiritual leaders and educators from all corners of the globe.

It is expected that there will be between 350 – 400 delegates attending the conference. Our previous conferences have welcomed over 400 delegates from 40 countries.

To learn more about the conference, submit an abstract and to register, please go to


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