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NCFI PACEA Regional Conference

June 7 - June 11

The Pacific and East Asia Regional Conference will be held at the Chientan Youth Activity Center-Chientan, Taipei, Taiwan.  Theme: For such a time as this – Christian nursing in a troubled world.

.Sub themes: Excellence in times like these, Relevance in times like these, HOPE in times like these, Available to God in times like these.

 The program will  have a special emphasis on equipping nurses for leadership and involvement in difficult times, – such as  in natural and human disasters, political upheaval, challenging conditions in nursing and health care, opposition and restrictions to expression of Christian faith.  Bible talks will be from the OT book of Esther.

Conference Speakers



Excellence in Times like these: Dr Kamalini Kumar,  Relevance in times like these: Anne Biro,  Hope in times like these: Tan Wee-King,  Available to God in times like these: Georgina Hoddle. For Such a Time as This (theme review): Dr Barbara Parfitt.

Meet the speakers   See abstracts of keynote talks and speaker bios,


BIBLE TALKS:  Rev. Mathew Tsai

Rev Dr Matthew Tsai and his wife Jean


Rev. Mathew Tsai was born in Chang-Hwa, Taiwan. He was top medical graduate of his year at Taiwan University. His work experience has included  psychiatrist of Taiwan University Hospital, Superintendent of Heng-Tsun Christian Hospital, General Manager of Lutheran Evangelistic Church, the chief pastor of Don-An EFC.


Conference Preview


PACEA Conference Taiwan 2018 – PREVIEW

Pre conference training courses  4-6 June

We will offer pre conference training courses in The Art and Science of Spiritual Care, The Saline Process (in English and Mandarin), and Revitalizing Your NNCF.

See Description of Training Courses


Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for concurrent workshops, personal narratives and poster presentations.  For full details and submission form, Abstracts for workshops now CLOSED.   Abstracts for posters may still be submitted.   GO TO  ABSTRACTS


Host Country

Host for PACEA Conference 2018 is NCF Taiwan





Some of the host country NCF Conference Team members are shown  here.  The Convenor is  Dr Chen Ching-Huey



Program Planning team

The regional planning team comprises NCF members from 9 countries – Australia, Philippines, Fiji, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Mongolia.  The Conference Coordinator is Marg Hutchison, PACEA Regional Chair. The Concurrent Sessions team is led by Tan Wee-King. Pre conference Courses Coordinator is Ng Kim Choo, and Sponsorship team leader is Colleen Wilson.

Registration is now open.   Click here to go to registration area

Conference enquiries: pacea.region@gmail.com

Sponsorship enquiries:  pacea.sponsorships@ncfi.org


June 7
June 11
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