IAPC Newsletter: April 2019

INTEGRATING PALLIATIVE MEDICINE INTO MBBS UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM From 2019 onwards, the MCI has revised the MCI curriculum and has introduced several new topics relating to palliative medicine. It has introduced an entirely new section called AETCOMS (Attitude, Ethics and Communication) which has aspects related to principles and practice of palliative care. The topics relate to…

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Kochi Home Care Experience

A Testimony from a delegate on Kochi Home Care Experience 4th to 7th February 2019 were allotted for Kochi Home Care Experience as one of the Pre-Conference workshops organized in connection with IAPCONKochi2019 – the 26th International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care.  More delegates chose to accompany the home care teams of various…

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CHWs Training on Palliative care

CHWs Training on Palliative care A new initiative at Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur, Kolkata An eight weeks course has been designed for Community Health Workers with hands on training by the Palliative Care Department of Saroj Gupta Cancer Center and Research institute, Kolkata, India. The objective of the program was to…

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