IAPC Newsletter: May 2024

Newsletter: May 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I am thrilled to announce that the preparations for the 32nd Annual International Conference of the IAPC (IAPCON 2025) is progressing systematically. Registrations are now open for the conference, with an early bird offer available! The conference will take place at the Auditorium of AIIMS between…

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IAPC Newsletter: April 2024

Newsletter: April 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, The 2024 theme of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD), ‘Ten Years Since the Resolution: How Are We Doing?’ urges the global Palliative Care Community to examine the stark reality of access to palliative care. The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) estimates that…

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IAPC Newsletter: March 2024

Newsletter: March 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, First and foremost, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the organizing team of IAPCON 2024, for successfully organising an excellent academic extravaganza infused with the rich history of IAPC. I am delighted to share that 438 delegates participated in IAPCON 2024, which was held earlier…

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IAPC Newsletter: February 2024

Newsletter: February 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I trust that each of you have completed your preparations for the upcoming 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024), set to take place at the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad, Gujarat, between Friday, 9th February, 2024,…

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IAPC Newsletter: January 2024

Newsletter: January 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, As the New Year dawns to signal a fresh beginning, I wish each of you the best for your journey this year. The IAPC’s Infographic of the month acknowledges and sheds light on ‘The Role of Caregivers in Palliative Care’. Please feel free to share…

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IAPC Newsletter: December 2023

Newsletter: December 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I am writing this note with a heavy heart! We all at IAPC are deeply saddened by the demise of Dr. Subathra Muthukumaran, a dear friend and colleague. Dr. Subathra, a compassionate Palliative Care Physician from Chennai, had dedicated her life to the service of…

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IAPC Newsletter: November 2023

Newsletter: November 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, It is heartwarming to share that India celebrated this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) with enthusiasm and creativity. Walkathons, reel making competitions, street plays, dance recitals, etc. and many such events were organised by palliative care units / centers from across the…

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IAPC Newsletter: October 2023

Newsletter: October 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, We, at the IAPC, are excited to participate and celebrate the upcoming World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) observance on Saturday, 14th October 2023. In line with this, I am excited to invite palliative care institutions from across the country to share and showcase their WHPCD Celebrations…

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IAPC Newsletter: September 2023

Newsletter: September 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I am pleased to inform you that abstract submissions are now open for the 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024), which will be held in February 2024, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The organising committee of IAPCON 2024, invites researchers to…

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IAPC Newsletter: August 2023

Newsletter: August 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India, has recently announced the inclusion of Palliative Care services into the Ayushman Bharat’s Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) across the country. I am hopeful that this move will…

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