SAVE THE DATE: 11-12 DECEMBER 2019
This special symposium examines the role that religion plays in providing holistic care in the context of medical ethics. By focusing on the intersection of belief-based and evidence-based approaches to care, speakers and participants will have the opportunity to highlight and explore the benefits of interfaith and interdisciplinary approaches to treating the body, mind, and soul.
– Christian, Islamic and medical perspectives on ethics and palliative care
– Safeguarding the mental health of elderly patients receiving palliative care
– Interfaith approaches to promoting the role of spirituality in palliative care
– Perspectives on pediatric palliative care
– The mental health and wellbeing of older people: spiritual opportunities and challenges
– Maintaining the bridge of love between people with dementia and their carers
– Mental health and the elderly: the intersection of spirituality, caregiving, and medicine
– Suicide and life-threatening behavior among the elderly
About the organizers:
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) is an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development with a mission of “building a healthier world through global collaboration”.
The Pontifical Academy for Life is a pontifical academy of the Catholic Church dedicated to promoting the Church’s consistent life ethic. The academy conducts research on bioethics and moral theology.