Full Day Workshops

  • Workshop 2 – Paediatric Palliative Care
  • Workshop 3 – Mandarin Hospice Summit (*Session conducted in Chinese)

Half Day Workshops (Morning Session)

  • Workshop 1a – Integration & Standard of Palliative Care in Clinical Oncology
  • Workshop 4a – Pain Management
  • Workshop 5a – Psychosocial, Spiritual Care and Therapeutic Communication in Palliative Care for Carers, Volunteers and Caregivers (*Session conducted in Bahasa)

Half Day Workshops (Afternoon Session)

  • Workshop 1b – Comprehensive Assessment of Patients
  • Workshop 4b – Wound and Stoma Care (*Session conducted in Bahasa)
  • Workshop 5b – Psychosocial, Spiritual Care and Therapeutic Communication in Palliative Care for  Doctors and Health Practitioners (*Session conducted in Bahasa)



As usual, Scientific Conference will be performed for 2-3 days or adjusted to the schedule requirements based on the subjects that will be presented. Conference is divided into two main sessions which is the PLENARY SYMPOSIUM session and the SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM session.


Pesents general subject in a single time and the same room, available to all participators. In each day of the Conference, Plenary Symposium session presents 3 to 4 main subjects along with 3 to 4 additional subjects in each main subjects. Each topics in Plenary Symposium session will have 60 to 75 minutes of duration without Q&A.


Will presents a more specific subject that will be performed in the same day in different time. Satelitte Symposium will have 2 to 4 clasess at once and open to all participators that are interested in certain study. Each class will provide one main subject along with 2 to 3 additional topics. Each session will have 60 to 75 minutes of duration including Q&A.


Day #1 (Friday, August 2nd 2019)

07.30 - 08.30 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Opening Ceremony
Opening Speech
About APHN
Minister of Health Indonesia
09.30 - 10.30 PLENARY 1
Bringing Hope to Those in Despair: Communication in Advance Care Planning
10.30 - 11.30 PLENARY 2
The Best Palliative Care in The Last 3 Days of Life: an Evidence-Based Update
11.30 - 13.00 Lounge and Friday Prayer APHN Annual General Meeting Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch Symposium "The Use of Oxocodon in Cancer Pain Management"
14.00 - 15.00 3 Concurrent Sessions
Scientific Session 1 Educational Session 1 Scientific Session 2
Cancer Pain Management: How to Make the Most of Inexpensive Analgesics Symptoms Management Relief from Agitated Delirium at The End of Life
Morphine and Methadone Nausea And Vomitus How Can We Maximize the Use of Antipsychotics?
Anoreksia and Cacchexia What is the Role of Benzodiazepines?
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
15.15 - 16.05 Satellite Symposium 1Heart Failure and Palliative Care Satellite Symposium 2Dementia Satellite Symposium 3Management of Diabetic Kidney Failure
15.15 - 15.35 How is Heart Failure Different from Cancer Psychiatric and Behavioral Problems Shared Decision Making in the Appropriate Initiation of and withdrawal from Dialysis
15.35 - 15.55 Standard and Symptomatic Treatment for Palliative Heart Failure Caregiving of Patient with Dementia Palliative And End of Life Care For People With Diabetes: Clinical Practice
15.55 - 16.05 Q & A Q & A Q & A
16.05 - 17.05 Concurrent Session
Scientific Session 1 (Continue) Educational Session 1 (Continue) Scientific Session 2 (Continue)
Sustainable, Effective Pain Management in a Hospital Setting Fatique What is the Best Practice in Non-Pharmacological Care
Nutrition Disorders Problems Best Practices in Palliative Sedation & Refractory Distress
18.00 - 22.00 Faculty Dinner

Day #2 (Saturday, August 3rd 2019)

08.00 - 09.00 Meet the Expert
09.00 - 10.00 PLENARY 3
Chronic Breathlessness: an Evidence-Based Update
10.00 - 11.00 PLENARY 4
Hinohara Memorial lecture
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
11.15 - 12.15 Concurrent Sessions
Scientific Session 3 Educational Session 2 Scientific Session 4
Essential Leadership Skills in Palliative Care Special Need in Palliative Care Room are divided into: oral presentation and conccurent session
* Researcher
* APHN Leadership
* PaCCSC, International Palliative Care Research
* Clinician Educator
* Nursing
Symptoms of Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Palliative Care Pain Management in Non-Cancer Condition Oral Presentation
Screening and Expert Management in HIV/AIDS Associated with Significant Level of Physical and Psychological Symptoms
12.15 - 13.30 Lunch Symposium
13.30 - 14.00 Concurrent Sessions 3
Scientific Session 3Updates of Major Topics in Palliative Care Educational Session 2 Scientific Session 4 Oral Presentation
PrognosticationPart 1: How to Estimate Prognosis Nurse Paliative Care Recent Progress and Future Perspectives in APHN and Palliative Care in the Region
Improving Palliative Care Using Quality Indicators: Nurses’ Perspective
14.00 - 14.30 PrognosticationPart 2: How to Communicate Prognosis + Future Research Direction Patient and Family Education in Palliative Care : The Role of Nurse
14.30 -15.30 Quality Improvement in Palliative Care (e.g., Bereaved Family Survey, Quality Assessment) The Quality of Life of Cancer Patients with Body Image and Sexual Dysfunction
15.30 - 16.20 Satellite Symposium 4
Satellite Symposium 5
Satellite Symposium 6
15.30 - 15.50 What is the Role of Palliative Care in Stroke? Palliative Care for People with Advanced Liver Disease: How to do it? Antibiotic Therapy for Hospital Aquired Pneumonia
15.50 - 16.10 What are Special Considerations are Needed for Patients with Neurodegenerative Disease ' Advanced Pancreatic Billiary Cancer and Palliative Care : what is best for patients ? Sepsis in Patients with Weeks of Life Expectancy
16.10 - 16.20 Q & A Q & A Q & A
16.20 - 17.20 Non cancer palliative care(or Psychosocial issues of family in pall care) The Challenges in End of Life Care Palliative Care in Intensive Care Units and Emergency Rooms Oral Presentation
18.00 - 20.00 Conference Dinner (Tentative)

Day #3 (Sunday, August 4th 2019)

09.00 - 10.00 Meet the Expert
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
10.30 - 12.00 Concurrent Sessions
Scientific Session 5 Educational Session 5 Scientific Session 6
End of Life Discussion and Advance Care Planning in Asia and Pacific: Scope, Challenges, and Opportunities Spiritual Aspect in Palliative Care(Bahasa Indonesia) Pediatric Palliative Care
* Singapore
* Hong Kong
* Taiwan
* Korea
* Japan
* Netherland
Home Base Palliatif Care * Previous proposal: Emergency in Pediatric Palliative Care
* Neonatal Palliative Care: Experiene in Setting up in Asian Region
* Psychosocial Aspect in Neonatal Palliative Car
Essential Elements of Spirituality in Palliative Care
Core Competence of Spiritual Care
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Symposium
13.00 - 14.00 PLENARY 5
Advance Care Planning
14.00 - 15.00 Closing ceremony



Dr. Joanne LYNN, MD, MA, MS.

Is the director of the Program to Improve ElderCare at the Altarum Institute. One of the first hospice physicians in the US, Dr. Lynn is author of more than 250 articles and a dozen books on palliative and end of life care. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine, Master in the American College of Physicians, Fellow of both the American Geriatrics Society and the Hastings Center, where she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Ethics and Life Sciences, and former faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Previously a medical officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), she helped craft 2010-2011 CMS reforms relating to care transitions, post-hospital, long-term care, home hospice and community settings. Dr Lynn received an MS in Evaluative Clinical Sciences from Dartmouth College, MA in Philosophy and Social Policy from George Washington Universtiry and MD at Boston University.


Dr. David HUI, MD, MSc.

Is a tenured associate professor at the Department of Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, with a joint appointment to the Department of General Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA. His research interests include symptom management clinical trials, prognostication, integration of supportive/palliative care into oncology and research methodology. He is the principal investigator of several randomized controlled trials supported by research grants from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Nursing Research and the American Cancer Society. He has authored and/or co-authored over 200 scientific papers, with his work appearing at various peer-review journals such as JAMA, J Clin Oncol, CA, Lancet Oncol and Ann Oncol. He is also the author/editor of 4 books (Approach to Internal Medicine, Drugs & Drugs, and Internal Medicine Issues in Palliative Cancer Care, 50 Palliative Care Studies Every Doctor Should Know). Dr Hui has served on several NIH grant review panels and is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Recognized with multiple clinical, research, teaching, and leadership awards, he is a frequent speaker at various national and international meetings. In addition to academic pursuits, he remains active clinically in both palliative care and medical oncology.



Is Professor & Marie L. O’ Koren Endowed chair at the School of Nursing. She is also the Co-Director at Center for Palliative & Supportive Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She has participated in or led over 50 clinical trials in symptom management & early palliative care.  She has developed innovative methods, such as telehealth & teleconsultation, to reduce health disparities for Deep South rural & minority cancer patients & family caregivers through an implementation trial.  She is also collaborating with colleagues in Turkey, Honduras, and Singapore to adapt ENABLE for these cultures. She has extended this work to advanced heart failure patients and their family via an in-progress NINR-funded R01 “ENABLE: CHF-PC: RCT of a Concurrent Heart Failure Palliative Care Intervention for Rural, Older Adults and their Caregivers”. Dr Bakitas has published over 100 original data-based papers, book chapters and books. Among her research & mentoring awards are the 2015 Friends of the NINR Path-Paver Award, 2016 HPNA Distinguished Researcher Award, the UAB Minority Health Research 2016 Charles Barkley Excellence in Mentoring Award & the Dean’s Excellence in Mentoring Award. Dr Bakitas received her ADN & BSN from the University of Bridgeport, MS in rehabilitation/oncology nursing from Boston University, post-master’s certification as an adult nurse practitioner from the University of New Hampshire, & doctoral degree (DNSc) & post-doctoral fellowship from Yale University. She is certified in Adult Health, Hospice & Palliative Care & Oncology.


Prof. David CURROW

David Currow is Professor of Palliative Medicine at University of Technology Sydney, the Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Palliative and Supportive Care, Flinders University and Associate Director (Research) at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, University of Hull, England. Research includes clinical trials and use of large datasets to understand better the impact of life-limiting illnesses on patients and caregivers. Research into chronic breathlessness is a particular area of expertise.

He is the principal investigator for the Australian national Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) which has randomised more than 1850 people to phase III symptom control studies, and supports an active international phase IV collaborative with data on more than 1150 people from 11 countries. These studies have been shown to influence clinical practice. He is a foundation partner in the Australian Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative (PCOC), an initiative to improve palliative care clinical outcomes.

David has published more than 540 peer-reviewed articles, editorials and books. He is senior associate editor of Journal of Palliative Medicine and Editor of the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. David is a former president of Palliative Care Australia and the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia.


Professor Josephine CLAYTON

Professor Josephine Clayton, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FAChPM, is a Senior Staff Specialist Physician in Palliative Medicine for HammondCare’s Palliative and Supportive Care Service, based at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney and Professor of Palliative Care, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. She is Director of HammondCare’s Centre for Learning & Research in Palliative Care. Josephine leads a research program that aims to improve communication between patients, families and clinicians in order to enhance palliative and end-of-life care. Her research has been published extensively in leading international journals in palliative care and oncology, and widely translated into clinical practice.  She also has a strong interest in teaching communication skills relevant to the care of patients with life limiting illnesses. Josephine is Director of the Advance Project, a National program funded by the Australian government ( ). The Advance Project provides training and support for clinicians in primary care settings to initiate conversations with their patients about palliative care and advance care planning. Josephine is passionate about finding ways to help improve the palliative care of patients and their families facing an advanced progressive life limiting illness.


Suresh K. Reddy, MD

Dr. Reddy obtained his undergraduate and medical education at Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India. He moved to England for training in anesthesia and became a Diplomate in Anesthesia (DA) in England and then a Fellow, Faculty of Anesthetist Royal College of Surgeons (FFARCS), Ireland. Subsequently, he moved to the United States where he joined as a senior resident at New York University Medical Center (1991) where he specialized in Neuroanesthesia and Cardiac Anesthesia. This was followed by a Pain Fellowship at The University of Rochester, NY and later a Pain & Symptom Management Fellowship in the Department of Neuro-Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (1994-1996). He is Board Certified in Anesthesia, by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Management (1994, recertification 2005, by ABA), and Board Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2003, recertification in 2012).

On completion of his Fellowship training, Dr. Reddy accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor to the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas where he became the Director of the Pain Fellowship Program, in the Division of Anesthesiology. In 1999, Dr. Reddy joined the newly established Department of Symptom Control and Palliative Care under Professor, Eduardo Bruera. He was later promoted to Associate Professor in 2003 and to a professor in 2010. In his current position as a Director of Education and Section Chief, he has maintained a strong focus on clinical care, administration, and education in the field of Palliative Medicine. Current research interests include cancer pain, communication skills and education outcomes for oncology fellows. He also is noted for International efforts and regularly teaches palliative care in India. Dr. Reddy is the Co-Chair of ECHO Project in Africa


CULTURE NIGHT will be a segment during the conference gala dinner. The local traditional dinner is open to  all the APHC 2019 participants. Ethnic art and a East Java cultural performance will be part of the program. We promise a night of excitement in store!

Some East Javanese culture that will performed in this program are :


Is a performance much like an opera, that combines dance and drama to tell the story about Kahuripan Kingdom that was lead by a King named Airlangga. There was a village named “Daha” in the Kahuripan region,  where a widow named Calon Arang and her daughter Ratna Maggali resided. Calon Arang was a witch and Ratna Mangali was a beautiful and pretentious girl.

The conflict began when people insulted Ratna Manggali by calling her a spinster. No one desired to take her as a wife although she was a pretty girl, Calon Arang became very angry upon hearing the insult and planned to seek revenge. Hence, she began to spread an epidemic of diseases.

People of Daha were infected and King Airlangga was upset. King Airlangga did the resistance. They against Calon Arang and Dewi Durga (another witch). King Airlangga, together with Mpu Baradah (a shaman) and his student, went against Calon Arang and Dewi Durga (another witch). With God’s helps, Airlangga won and Calon Arang along with Dewi Durga were burned.


Is a traditional performance presenting a combination of dance and drama (such as opera). Reog Rampak Galuh Jati Probolinggo tells the story about an imperial soldier named Panji Asmara Bangun and his troops who went to the forest for bird hunting using traditional trapping equipment. Along the way, Panji Asmara Bangun met a giant named Wadya Gandharwa who wanted to eat all of the soldiers. Hence, a fierce battle between the giant and Panji Asmara Bangun and his troops occurred.

The fierce battle was happened for a view few days. Driven by spirit, solidarity, unity and strategy, the battle was won by Panji Asmara Bangun. Wadya Gandharwa died and Panji Asmara Bangun continue the hunt.


— To be informed —