Volunteer Training Programme kickstarts in Bihar

A Certificate course for community volunteers in Palliative Care was conducted on 6th and 7th July 2019 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre,Patna, under IAPC. This curriculum was inaugrated by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar, President, IAPC. This course was coordinated by Dr. Rita Rani, Palliative care Incharge at MCSRC. Thirty candidates from different walks of…

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APC Pilot Project: ‘AYUSH-PC Bridging Gaps’

AYUSH-PC Bridging Gaps proposed to be held on 25th Aug’19 at Kulasekharam, Kanyakumari. Indian Association of Palliative Care in collaboration with “HeIpers of Mary” – Mother Anna palliative Care Centre organizes a national workshop on ‘AYUSH – pc Bridging Gaps‘: iapcayush2019 A National Workshop Palliative Care — AYUSH Integration A Group discussions on the theme…

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IAPC Newsletter: July 2019

Chronic Pain added to the International Classification of Diseases I am writing with some exciting news: the World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted the 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) which includes a new classification system for chronic pain. This revision is a milestone achievement for IASP and the direct result of six years of…

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Nurses Week Celebration 2019: Symposium on Palliative Care

As part of the “Nurses Week Celebration 2019”, DNipCare conducted a “Symposium on Palliative Care” by way of Continuing Nursing Education for the Nursing Officers of Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, Government of NCT Delhi, Khichripur, Delhi, on 8th May 2019. Dr. Anjana Saxena (Ex-Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare), Sr. Hanife Mac Gamwell…

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Cancer awareness and palliative care Sensitization Campaign

The DNipCare (Delhites’ National Initiative in Palliative Care) held a Cancer Awareness & Palliative Care Sensitization Campaign at the St. Basil Church, Sector 3, Rohini, Delhi on 5th May 2019. Rev. Father Bineesh Babu inaugurated the Campaign. The following esteemed persons consucted the campaign: Dr. Anjana Saxena (Ex-Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare),…

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IAPC Volunteer Training Programme

IAPC Volunteer Training Programme Report by Mr. Radhakrishnan Menon Training for community volunteers spreads wings in Tamil Nadu PG Scholars, Medical Officers and Assistant Professors of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam volunteered to attend the 16 hour training programme for community volunteers recognized by Indian Association of Palliative Care held at Mother Anna Palliative…

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Hindi version of Palliative workbook of carers

A community sensitization programme for palliative care workers in Mussoorie, was conducted by Dr. Divya Mishra, an alumni of the NFPM program of Palliative Medicine and consulting physician at LBSNAA, Mussoorie, where the book was first introduced in English. As many volunteers in Northern India are not well versed in English so, the need to…

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