• 1st Asia Pacific Hospice Conference in Singapore


  • Dr Shigeaki Hinohara’s invitation to meet in Tokyo
Early Meetings Meeting in March 1995, Tokyo


  • 2nd Asia Pacific Hospice Conference in Singapore
    Resolved to have regular regional conferences
HCA 1996 Hospice Conference 1996, Singapore

1997, February

  • 2nd Meeting of Network members in Tokyo
    APHN formed

1997, November

  • Formation of a legally registered body discussed in Hong Kong
  • First APHN Directory published

1999, May

  • APHN Secretariat set up in National Cancer Centre Singapore; Dr Rosalie Shaw as Executive Director

2001, March

  • APHN legally registered in Singapore

2001, May

  • First Annual General Meeting in Taipei
First APHN Council Prof Kashiwagi, Chairman of the First Council

2002 – 2011

  • APHN Palliative Care Foundation Workshops in Kuala Lumpur

2005 – 2008

  • Vietnam Training of Trainers Project with Singapore International Foundation
SIF Project Vietnam Hanoi, November 2007


  • APHN Diploma / Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care, Flinders University
First batch of Flinders Students, 2006 Flinders Students, 2008

2009 – 2010

  • Taiwan Training and Empowerment Programme for Mandarin-Speaking Hospice Palliative Care Professionals

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