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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Palliative Care in COVID-19 Pandemic

Position Statement of the Indian Association of Palliative Care I. Recommendations for providing palliative Care for hospitalised COVID-19 patients with Critical Illness. III IAPC position on providing palliative care for children with cancer and chronic or end-stage organ impairment: Having COVID-19 or treatment limitation due to prevailing COVID-19 situation. IV. IAPC position on providing psychological,…

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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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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 4

Mental Health Challenges in Palliative Care In this session experts in the field of Mental Health, discussed the mental health challenges caused by the Pandemic. According to them the situation has amplified suffering and lead to unique mental health challenges due to the wide social and economic impact of the Pandemic. Staying connected with health…

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ECHO Series on COVID- 19: Session 3

An Initiative by Indian Association of Palliative Care In Collaboration with Hyderabad Centre for Palliative Care and TWCC Canada. Topic: Staying Safe in Health Interactions and Health Environment for Palliative Care Providers. While talking on the topic, ”Staying Safe in Health Interactions and Health Environment for Palliative Care Providers – a rapid review on evidence”,…

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