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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IAPC Newsletter: April 2019

INTEGRATING PALLIATIVE MEDICINE INTO MBBS UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM From 2019 onwards, the MCI has revised the MCI curriculum and has introduced several new topics relating to palliative medicine. It has introduced an entirely new section called AETCOMS (Attitude, Ethics and Communication) which has aspects related to principles and practice of palliative care. The topics relate to…

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