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Primary Palliative Care Research – What are the gaps and how do we approach research in communities

PrimPac Research-18Jul
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18 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come join us for the second session of our Primary Palliative Care Education Series!

In this session, we will be sharing on ‘Primary Palliative Care Research – What are the gaps and how do we approach research in communities’ and we are honoured to have Dr Mark Cheong Wing Loong (Malaysia) and Dr Daniel Munday (Nepal) as our speakers.

It will be a 1.5 hour live session with a Q&A at the end.


Date: 18 July 2024
Time: 2-3:30 pm (Singapore time)
Held on Zoom

Speaker Bio

Dr Mark Cheong Wing Loong

Dr Mark Cheong Wing Loong is a public health and palliative care researcher at the School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia. His work focuses on building better, kinder, and more accessible health systems and healthcare services, as well as how adopting a palliative and supportive care lens can improve healthcare for all. Dr Cheong also studies the lived experiences of people who interact with, use, or work in healthcare systems, as well as unmet needs of people living with complex life-limiting illnesses. Dr Cheong has been a collaborator and consultant with organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Ministry of Health Malaysia, and the Third World Network on health advocacy projects on palliative care, access to medicines and healthcare, and health inequalities.
Dr Cheong is currently a Visiting Fellow at the United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health, Visiting Scholar at the Maybank ASEAN Research Center at the Asia School of Business, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH, UK). He is also a member of the National Palliative Care Services Development Committee, Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Dr Daniel Munday

Dr Daniel Munday has a background in General Practice and Palliative Medicine and has been involved in primary palliative care research for the last 25 years. His research interests have been in the interface between primary and specialist palliative care, where he has explored reasons for emergency admission from home into hospital. He was involved in leading the evaluation of the Gold Standards Framework in the UK (2004-2007) and in a study exploring models of community palliative care in the UK. Since 2013, he has been mainly in South Asia, based in Nepal, working on palliative care research and development in Nepal and India. Currently, he is working on a UK Aid-funded project developing and evaluating a model of primary palliative care for rural Nepal. He is a founder member of the APHN Primary Palliative Care SIG and an honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Primary Palliative Care Research Group at the University of Edinburgh

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18 July
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
+65 6235 5166
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