ECHO Series on COVID- 19

An Initiative by IAPC Supported by Hyderabad Centre for Palliative Care & Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Topic: Adapting Palliative Care to Manage Present Emergency. “The inadequacy in our preparations for the probable stage 3 community transmission, poor ratio of doctors and beds to patients, lack of Personal Protective Equipments, prevalence of co- morbidities and issues…

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IAPC Newsletter: April 2020

From the President’s Desk Dear Members and Colleagues, India is passing through an extraordinary healthcare challenge because of COVID-19. In this extreme situation we assure our support to those who need care, to our colleagues, who are struggling to continue palliative care services, as well as to all the health care professionals working tirelessly all…

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MSC in Palliative Medicine: Apply Now for Commonwealth Scholarships

Cardiff University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) are again able to offer Distance Learning Scholarships to support 10 healthcare professionals in India and neighbouring commonwealth countries to enroll on The Cardiff University MSc in Palliative Medicine for Healthcare Professionals starting in September 2020. The scholarships will fund the student’s full Cardiff University course fees,…

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IAPC Newsletter: March 2020

News & Events   Conference Report The 27th annual International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care was organized at Guwahati (Assam) at GMCH auditorium in association with IAPC and State Cancer Institute, GMC, Guwahati from 14th-16th of February 2020 The motto of this year’s conference was- “Empower”, “Engage” and “Entrust”- to carry forward the…

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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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NGO participation in Palliative Care and the role of IAPC

IAPCON 2020 Guwahati organises a satellite session On “NGO participation in Palliative Care and the role of IAPC” Facilitators Dr. Mary Anne Muekaden Immediate Past President IAPC Dr. K V Ganpathy Member, Central Council IAPC Venue: The Auditorium, State Cancer Institute, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati. Date: February 14, 2020 | 2pm – 3pm. Coordinator: Mr.…

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IAPC conducts Volunteer Training Programme in Cuttack

The Theosophical Society, Cuttack, is all set to receive volunteers in palliative care.The purpose to organise the 16 hour Volunteer Certificate Course of IAPC from 14th to 15th March 2020, ably supported by Dr. Abhijith Dam, Secretary, IAPC and Dr. Sumita Mohanty, Head, palliative Care Unit, Acharya Harihara Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC).     This…

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IAPC Newsletter: February 2020

News & Events   CTC 4 Training Programe conducted with Asia Pacific Hospice Network (APHN) and AIIMS, New Delhi Palliative Care Training Program for Cancer Treatment Centres in India The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) to provide a Palliative Care Training Program…

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