Palliative Care Consciousness in North East India

A Report A program aimed at promotion of palliative care in the North East region was organized under the aegis of Indian Association of Palliative Care – North East Zone on 2nd and 3rd December 2017 in Don Bosco Institute of Management, Kharguli, Guwahati Assam. Day -1 consisted of a focused group discussion on the…

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Eventful month at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Center, Jaipur

A month of events at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Jaipur, Rajasthan. In keeping with this year’s theme – “Universal Health Coverage – Don’t Leave Those Suffering Behind”, an awareness training programme was conducted in the institute. Nurses were educated in the basics of pain management, basics of palliative care and Communication skills…

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World Hospice & Palliative Care Day observed

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day observed on Oct 27th 2017, by CanSupport CanSupport, recipient of WHO, Public Health Champion Awards 2017, celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on Oct 27th at the Bathai House of Worshiping in New Delhi. Sufi music was performed by singer Ms. Rekhs Surya. A Souvenir containing stories of…

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Recommendations formulated at ‘The Way Forward’

The following recommendations have been formulated at the “First National Symposium on Integrating Spirituality & Religiosity into Clinical Practice: the way forward”, which was held on 2 September at Kosish-the Hospice in Jharkhand. This was a joint effort by Kosish(a registered NGO providing palliative care services), The Indian Association of Palliative Care and SANDHI, IIT…

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Opening of a Palliative Day Care Centre for the Senior Citizens | May 20, 2017

Hope for senior citizens – Nurse Assisted Palliative Day Care Centre for the Elderly opened Anwar Memorial Pain and Palliative Care Society marks another milestone in its pursuit of patient care. Mr. A Veeran Pillay, Octogenarian and Managing Trustee, Aminumma Hydrose Dr. Nafeesa Beevi Charitable Trust, planted a sapling at the premises to mark the…

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World Lymphedema Day | March 6, 2017

On the occasion of The World Lymphedema Day on March 6 this year, a seminar was organised on recognition and management of Lymophedema at AIIMS in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. This was organised by the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, AIIMS, under the guidance of Prof. Sukhdev Nayak, and IAPC. The Secretary of Indian Association…

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