XVlII Annual Conference on Evidence Based Management of Cancers in India

Palliative Medicine – Current Concepts and Controversies 28th February to 1st March, 2020. Pre conference workshop 27th February, 2020. Venue: Tata Memorial Centre     ORGANISING CHAIRPERSON Jayita Deodhar M A Muckaden   ORGANISING SECRETARY Arunangshu Ghoshal Anuja Damani   PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Anorexia Cachexia Syndrome Early Palliative Care in Cancer Chronic Breathlessness Syndrome Cancer Related…

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Death and Dying: Negotiating the Maze

Karunashraya has organised a symposium on Death and Dying – Negotiating the Maze, on Saturday 9th (1:30 PM to 5:30 PM) and Sunday 10th (9:30 AM to 2:00 PM) November 2019. The topics are very interesting with eminent speakers participating. We have arranged for live streaming and the links (either of the two) are: http://dazzletv.ivb7webcaster.com/karunashraya.aspx…

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IAPC Newsletter: November 2019

Announcement IAPCON 2020 website is functional: www.iapcon2020guwahati.in (old website is defunct) As The Filmfare awards are going to be conducted on 15th Feb 2020, in Guwahati, all the hotels will be booked. Therefore we request all the delegates to book their hotels for accommodation, before 15th Nov’19 .Contact Mr. Anand Das for bookings at reasonable…

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Annual Memorial Service at Bangalore Baptist Hospital

Annual Memorial Service at Bangalore Baptist Hospital Commemorating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019 To commemorate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Bangalore Baptist Hospital conducted a memorial service on Friday, 11th October 2019. This event is conducted annually to remember patients who passed away in the past year under the care of the…

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Palliative Care in India – A SWOT Analysis

Palliative Care in India – A SWOT Analysis Dr. Divya Mishra MD, M.Med, NFPM Consulting Physician, LBSNAA, Mussoorie Yesterday, 12th October was the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and as part of the palliative care community of providers, I observed a unique celebration of the concept on the logo- ‘My Care, My…

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Pediatric Palliative Care Training Opportunities in Hyderabad

Pediatric Palliative Care Training at MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad in partnership with Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation, is providing training opportunities for: 1 Year Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Medicine AND 1 Month Advanced Certificate in Pediatric Palliative Care Organization Information MNJ Regional Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology (MNJ) In July 2006 the…

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IAPC Newsletter: October 2019

From The President’s Desk   Dear Friends, As you must be aware, the WHO has initiated a process for revising its issued guidance documents on pain management. As part of an update of the 2011 WHO document “Ensuring balance in national policies on controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of controlled medicines”, the Division…

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‘Continuing Nursing Education Programme’ Palliative care

Update by GB Pant Hospital in association with DNipcare on 30th August 2019 Dr. Rathi Balachandran, Assistant Director General Nursing, Ministry of Health & FW, Govt. of India, inaugurated the ‘Continuing Nursing Education Programme’ Palliative Care: An Update. Dr. Saveena Raheja, Incharge, Palliative Care Unit, Vardhman Mahavira Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjang Hospital, Dr. (Prof.)…

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