Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation’s 3rd Anniversary

Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation (GB) celebrated its 3rd anniversary of service on November 14th, 2021, at Welcom Hotel, Chennai. Special guests for the occasion were: Prof. Dr. S. Elilarasi (Director & Professor, Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children, Egmore), Mr. S. Santhanakrishnan (Founder & Managing Partner, PKF Sridhar & Santhanam, GB’s Patron and sponsor for the function), Dr. Rejiv Rajendranath (Medical Oncologist, Integrated Cancer Care Group & GB’s Medical Advisor), and Mr. Babu (Founder & Chairman, Original Kerala Jewellers).

At the event, GB launched “GB’s Fun with Art – a Handbook of Art, Craft, & Recreational Activities” meant for professional and informal caregivers of child-patients, commissioned by the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation.

Several stalwarts from the palliative care community participated online to share their good wishes: Ms. Joan Marston (Global Ambassador, International Childhood Palliative Care Network), Dr. M. R. Rajagopal (Chairman, Pallium India), Ms. Poonam Bagai (Founder & Chairperson, CanKids), Dr. Gayatri Palat (Professor, Pain & Palliative Medicine, MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad), and Dr. Mary Ann Muckaden (Professor, Palliative Medicine, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai).

GB used this opportunity to felicitate six volunteers (WINGS) and interns with “Golden Awards” for their exceptional contributions to the organization since inception.

About the organization: Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation is a not-for-profit, public charitable trust registered in February 2018 in Chennai, dedicated to serving the needs of underprivileged children suffering from chronic, advanced or incurable diseases, and their families.

About the Author: Aneka Paul is a Trustee with Golden Butterflies Children’s Palliative Care Foundation.

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