World Hospice & Palliative Care Day observed

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day observed on Oct 27th 2017, by CanSupport CanSupport, recipient of WHO, Public Health Champion Awards 2017, celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on Oct 27th at the Bathai House of Worshiping in New Delhi. Sufi music was performed by singer Ms. Rekhs Surya. A Souvenir containing stories of…

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Recommendations formulated at ‘The Way Forward’

The following recommendations have been formulated at the “First National Symposium on Integrating Spirituality & Religiosity into Clinical Practice: the way forward”, which was held on 2 September at Kosish-the Hospice in Jharkhand. This was a joint effort by Kosish(a registered NGO providing palliative care services), The Indian Association of Palliative Care and SANDHI, IIT…

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Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination 2017

Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination was launched by Institute of Palliative Medicine, Kozhikode, India, in 2005 with an aim to improve awareness about palliative care among young doctors in India. This is the only national level program to honour junior doctors for their excellence in Palliative Medicine. ELIGIBILIY Doctors who appear for their final MBBS…

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IAPC is committed to end the needless suffering due to persistent severe pain

IAPC Opioid availability Task Force consists of: Coordinator – Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar; Members – Dr. Rajagopal, Dr. Nagesh Tripti Tandon, Dr. Gayatri Palat, Dr. Nandini Vallath and Dr. Naveen Salins. This team is working with the central government to translate the amended law into implemented practices in different parts of the country. It is also…

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Stella Cancer Center Hospice, Maharashtra

Stella Cancer Center Hospice It is about 3 kms away from Cardinal Gracias hospital. This is a hospice for cancer patients managed by sisters of St. Ann . Its a free of cost and 20 bedded center with trained medical palliative nurses and I Dr,Swetlana( palliative physician) and Dr. Joseph Sequeira (Oncologist) visit this center.…

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PALCARE, Maharashtra

PALCARE – There’s no place like home PALCARE, from The Jimmy S Bilimoria Foundation, Mumbai, aims to ensure that all patients, particularly those with cancer, are gently brought into the realm of a pain-free, emotionally content, and relaxed existence, in the comfort of their homes, surrounded by those they love. Established: 30 March 2015. Service…

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Oncolink Palliative Care Hospital, West Bengal

ONCOLINK A SOCIETY FOR CANCER MASS EDUCATION • PREVENTION • EARLY DETECTION • TREATMENT • REHABILITATION • RESEARCH   Registered Office: 2, Dr. Suresh Sarkar Road, Kolkata – 700014, Phone: +91 33 2227 6913 Niramay Bhavan: 38/1 Sultan Alam Road, Kolkata – 700033, Phone: +91 33 2422 4788 Oncolink Palliative Care Hospital: Vill – Teghari,…

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Dr. Dhiliwals Pain & Palliative Care, Maharashtra

Dr. Dhiliwals Pain & Palliative Care     Dr. Sunil Dhiliwal was earlier associated with Tata Memorial Hospital. He left it in December 2015, and started working as a Consultant Pain & Palliative Medicine in Mumbai at Asian Cancer Institute, Sion and Kohinoor Hospital, Kurla and Shanti Avedana Sadan, Bandra. Simultaneously he also started his…

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