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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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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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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IAPC Newsletter: November 2019

Announcement IAPCON 2020 website is functional: www.iapcon2020guwahati.in (old website is defunct) As The Filmfare awards are going to be conducted on 15th Feb 2020, in Guwahati, all the hotels will be booked. Therefore we request all the delegates to book their hotels for accommodation, before 15th Nov’19 .Contact Mr. Anand Das for bookings at reasonable…

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IAPC Newsletter: October 2019

From The President’s Desk   Dear Friends, As you must be aware, the WHO has initiated a process for revising its issued guidance documents on pain management. As part of an update of the 2011 WHO document “Ensuring balance in national policies on controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of controlled medicines”, the Division…

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IAPC Newsletter: August 2019

News & Events IAPC initiates Volunteer Certificate Course in Bihar A training of the Volunteer Certificate Course for community volunteers in Palliative care as recognized by the Indian Association of Palliative Care was conducted on 6th and 7th July 2019 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre, Patna. The training programme was inaugurated by Dr.…

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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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