Online Training Program by Indian Association of Palliative Care

IAPC ACADEMY Lecture Series on Mondays From 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM For registration, please send an email to academyiapc@gmail.com It is a proud beginning; the ‘IAPC ACADEMY’, an online training series mainly for MD students in Palliative Medicine and doctors practicing Palliative Medicine. This initiative by Indian Association of Palliative Care, has been started…

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A good night’s sleep for patients without pain

“A good night’s sleep for patients without pain; Isn’t that we aspire for!” “It’s a sad fact that even after amendments of NDPS rules, opioid analgesics are not reaching to those who needs them the most. And this, is now exacerbated by the pandemic situation and lockdown enforced due to it.” – writes Dr. Anuja…

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IAPC Launches Online Training Program

Series Starts from 29th June 2020 Note (July 7, 2020): You can watch the video Here Indian Association of Palliative Care launches a new initiative – IAPC Academy- an online training program with an aim to provide  training to students doing MD in Palliative Medicine,  by experts in the field. This series will start from …

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 9

Sharing Experiences WEEK 9 Get infected with COVID-19 during patient care, develop symptoms, fall severely sick, breathless, and weak, and fight to survive lonely- this is the unbelievable story of Dr. Solomon S. Pudi, a specialty Doctor in ENT at NHS, Oldham, United Kingdom. Solomon was confronting the illness without realizing the fact that this…

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IAPC Newsletter: June 2020

From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, The country is shifting into a reverse quarantine phase, with more facilities open and more freedom for movement. With the stringent and systematic measures taken and the two-months-long shut down, we have somehow hoarded our health system from collapse and controlled the threatening effect of COVID-19 pandemic. Even though…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 7

Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic; pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiological & its implications The session on Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic was held on 14th May 2020.Speakers and Topics: Dr. Anant Mohan, Professor, Pulmonology, AIIMS New Delhi: Key features of COVID in Respiratory System: Treatments and Redflag for Hospitalization Role of Public Health Surveillance in Responding to COVID-19: Dr. Ankur Nair, Surveillance…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 6

Supporting Children Who are Infected or Affected by COVID Pandemic It is the role of Palliative Care Community to ensure basic needs of children to be satisfied, support their emotional needs, and guide parents/ care givers on how to talk and support children through- out the COVID-19 pandemic; said the experts participated in the echo…

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Finally the Dilemma on DNAR ENDS; Gains Legal Basis

Dr. Roop Gurshani explains the relevance of the position paper by the BioEthics Unit of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), published in the current issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Research The ICMR has confirmed that CPR is not a default…

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