COVID-19 Pandemic: Ethical Board is Essential in Decision Making

A zoom session on COVID -19 and palliative care was organized by Pallium India INC and IOWA University on 25th March 2020. Here is a brief report prepared by Dr. Lulu Mathews (Program Director, Academics, IPM, Kozhikode and Mr. I. Terrymize, Research Associate, IPM). Dr. M R Rajagopal, a global leader in palliative care and…

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River Flows To Nurture It’s Shores: An initiative in Kerala

Individuals and organisations joined hands to help disabled persons Karuthal’s initiative for rehabilitation and social support India has a population of more than 121 Crores, out of which 2.68 Crore persons are ‘disabled’ which amounts to 2.21% of the total population. In Kerala, an estimated 8 lakh persons suffer from various disabilities. Koodaranji, a hamlet…

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Palliative Care Awareness Sensitization Campaigns for ANM Students

Palliative Care Awareness Sensitization Campaigns for ANM Students of: 1) Rural Health Training Centre (DGHS, MoHFW), Najafgarh, Delhi and 2) Lady Reading Health School (DGHS, MoHFW), Bara Hindu Rao, Delhi on 25th January 2020. On the eve of Republic Day, the Volunteers of DNipCare held two Palliative Care Sensitization Campaigns on 25th January 2020 for…

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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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iapcayush2019 – A Report

Palliative Care spreads wings to expand its horizon to other medical stream A pioneering effort by Indian Association of Palliative Care A national workshop on palliative care – AYUSH integration – iapcayush2019 – as part of a pilot project of the Indian Association of Palliative Care, was held on 25th August 2019 at Helpers of…

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Palliative Care Research Workshop

Conducted by Department of Palliative Care & Psycho-oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata This workshop was conducted on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Palliative care is a relatively new field in India and hence holds the potential for active research to generate knowledge based on local settings and environment. With this background, a research workshop was conceptualized…

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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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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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