Training Resources for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises

Introduction to palliative care for humanitarian health workers

This online course consists of 11 weekly sessions (75 mins each). The course is desgined to provide an introduction and overview of key topics in palliative care for health workers in humanitarian settings, including

  • Effective communication (breaking bad news)
  • Pain and symptom management
  • End of life care.

Participants can select and register for the following upcoming courses:

Course focused on Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh (all interested health professionals are welcome).

Course dates (TBC): April-July 2022

Course timing: Each Friday at 8.30-9.45pm (Bangladesh time zone)

Course for East Africa

Course dates (TBC): June-Sept 2022

Previous Interations of “Introduction to palliative care for humanitarian health workers” Course

The 4rd on-line course training on palliative care in humanitarian responses (focussing on Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh) in now complete. (Course Dates: 29 Oct 2021- Jan 21, 2022)

Access the 4th batch YouTube Recordings here

The 3rd on-line course for health workers providing medical care to forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in Bangladesh is now complete. (28 May 2021 – 13 August 2021)

Access the 3rd batch YouTube Recordings here

The 1st and 2nd batch of the on-line course training on palliative care in humanitarian responses were completed in October 2020 and Feb 2021. Course recordings are available here (Batch 2) and here (Batch 1).


PalliCOVID Training in partnership with Pallium India

Find out more at:  https://palliumindia.org/2020/06/resources-for-palliative-care-in-the-context-of-covid19.