Bruce Davis Gold Medal winner in Palliative Medicine, 2017

Dr. Puneet Rathore who is pursuing an MD in Palliative Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sci-ences (AIIMS), has won the prestigious Bruce Davis Gold Medal in Palliative Medicine for the year 2017. The Bruce Davis Gold Medal includes a citation and cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- and is the only national-level program for…

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Congatulations to Dr. Sanghamitra Bora!

In order to create awareness about palliative care, IAPC (indian Association of Palliative Care) had supported an organisation in Guwahati in the north-eastern India, to conduct a conference headed by Dr. Sanghamitra Bora and her team. An amount of Rs.50,000/- was officially granted for this awareness programme and it was spent efficiently. Dr. Bora could…

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Palliative Care Consciousness in North East India

A Report A program aimed at promotion of palliative care in the North East region was organized under the aegis of Indian Association of Palliative Care – North East Zone on 2nd and 3rd December 2017 in Don Bosco Institute of Management, Kharguli, Guwahati Assam. Day -1 consisted of a focused group discussion on the…

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Eventful month at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Center, Jaipur

A month of events at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Jaipur, Rajasthan. In keeping with this year’s theme – “Universal Health Coverage – Don’t Leave Those Suffering Behind”, an awareness training programme was conducted in the institute. Nurses were educated in the basics of pain management, basics of palliative care and Communication skills…

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Joint statement on ‘Palliative care’ & ‘End-of-Life Care for Older People’

Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care for Older People Joint statement made by: The Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG) Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Society of India (ARDSI) HelpAge India Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) Draft 21/01/17 The Indian population is ageing: Elder population now stands at 100 million and is projected to grow to 324…

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Chinchpada Christian Hospital, Maharashtra

Chinchpada Christian Hospital The Chinchpada Christian Hospital, Palliative Care programme is a home based programme for Taluka of Navapur. The programme services mainly patients with terminal cancer but also includes people with renal failure, HIV AIDS, and others who would require Palliative care. Spread to 40 villages in Navapur Taluka there are about 160 patients…

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Cardinal Gracias Memorial Hospital Trust, Maharashtra

Cardinal Gracias Memorial Hospital Trust Palliative OPD services daily in Cardinal Gracias Memorial Hospital, from Monday to Saturday 9 am – 12 noon. This is 150 bedded trust hospital with different faculties and if palliative patients requires hospital admission it can be done. Morphine and fentanyl are available in hospital pharmacy. Website: www.cardinalgraciashospital.com Contact Person Dr. Swetlana…

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Care India Medical Society, Pune

Care India Medical Society (CIMS) This is a public charitable trust working in the field of cancer palliative care for the poor and underprivileged sections of the community in Pune. The organization provides free services through its home-care program SATSEVA and a 15 bed in patient facility VISHRANTI which complements the home care services. CIMS…

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