New Training Program Developed by IPM following WHO Guidelines

Objectives Fellowship in Palliative Care is an advanced course run by the Institute of Palliative Medicine, India in partnership with Sanjeevan Palliative Care Project, Pondicherry, India and St Christopher’s Hospice, London, United Kingdom. The six- month course is designed as a distance education program with contact sessions based on principles of adult learning. This Fellowship…

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IAPCON’19 Kochi, 7th February Pre-conference workshops: Programme

IAPCON’19 Kochi, 7th February Pre-conference workshops: Programme Pre-conference workshop general guidelines. Please register separately for pre-conference online iapconkochi2019.com The number of participants for each workshop are given under each workshop details. The registration fee for pre-conference workshop: Doctors: Rs 500 Nurses and volunteers: Rs 300 The last date for registration is 31/12/2018  

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Palliative Care: An Update

DNipCare (Delhites’ National Initiative in Palliative Care) conducted a Workshop for the Nursing fraternity including Nursing Students of Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt., on Saturday, 24th November 2018 in Nalanda Auditorium of the Hospital.     Lectures delivered by Faculties included: Introduction and Need of Palliative Care: Dr. Rathi Balachandran, ADG (Nursing), MoHFW, Govt. of India.…

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Cancer Aid Society’s new office in Lucknow, UP

The new office, which is of 5,000 sq. feet of prime property, is adjacent to the Gomati River. It boasts of a proper reception, a front office and room for visitors. Cancer Aid Society has branches in many cities including Delhi and Kolkata. In addition to providing Palliative care services, running a free Homeopathic clinic,…

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Volunteers’ Training in Palliative Care by SANMAN in Bangalore

SANMAN is a registered Society, an organisation of volunteers in Bangalore to promote and help in Palliative Care. Training of volunteers in palliative care has been an emphasis right from its inception in 2014. The trained volunteers help in institutions which provide a palliative care service. More details on SANMAN are available at www.sanman.org. IAPC…

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Delhi Declaration for Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care for Older People

DELHI DECLARATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE 25 February 2018 – New Delhi     Background: With the objective of improving palliative and end of life care for older people, the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC), invited representatives of the Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG), Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Society…

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Awareness Cycle Ride in connection with World Palliative Care Day 2018

Palliative care is an approach to help people with life-limiting illnesses like cancer through organized health services.       “We cannot change the outcome, but we can affect the journey”     So in order to create awareness about Palliative care and Hospice philosophy CET Cycling Club in accordance with TIPC, Pallium India and…

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Report from Palliative Care centers in Kerela

Alpha Palliative Care Teams in all 17 Centres were asked to use the occasion to conduct programmes to enhance awareness about palliative care and end of life care, involving students of their respective geographic area. Most of the centres conducted Walkathons.     Thrissur Hospice conducted a fund-raising programme on the previous night (12th October).…

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, 13th Oct 2018: Report by IAPC Zonal Members

DNipCare celebrated World Hospice & Palliative Care Day on 13th October 2018 in Kerala Club, M-67, Connaught Place, New Delhi. The program started with a session on Comprehensive Breast Cancer Awareness taken by Dr. Anita Khokhar, Department of Community Medicine, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi along with Dr. Rajni Mutneja, Shanti Avedna Sadan, New…

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Request to Chief Minister and Health Minister NCT Delhi

Request send to Chief Minister and Health Minister NCT Delhi to announce a Government Policy on Palliative care The copy of the application handed over to Shri Arvind Kejriwal, CM, NCT of Delhi on 12th October 2017 has been handed over to Shri Satyendra Jain, Minister for Health, NCT of Delhi today, 11th October 2018.…

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