IAPC conducts Volunteer Training Programme in Cuttack

The Theosophical Society, Cuttack, is all set to receive volunteers in palliative care.The purpose to organise the 16 hour Volunteer Certificate Course of IAPC from 14th to 15th March 2020, ably supported by Dr. Abhijith Dam, Secretary, IAPC and Dr. Sumita Mohanty, Head, palliative Care Unit, Acharya Harihara Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC).     This…

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Annual Memorial Service at Bangalore Baptist Hospital

Annual Memorial Service at Bangalore Baptist Hospital Commemorating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019 To commemorate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Bangalore Baptist Hospital conducted a memorial service on Friday, 11th October 2019. This event is conducted annually to remember patients who passed away in the past year under the care of the…

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Palliative Care in India – A SWOT Analysis

Palliative Care in India – A SWOT Analysis Dr. Divya Mishra MD, M.Med, NFPM Consulting Physician, LBSNAA, Mussoorie Yesterday, 12th October was the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and as part of the palliative care community of providers, I observed a unique celebration of the concept on the logo- ‘My Care, My…

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iapcayush2019 – A Report

Palliative Care spreads wings to expand its horizon to other medical stream A pioneering effort by Indian Association of Palliative Care A national workshop on palliative care – AYUSH integration – iapcayush2019 – as part of a pilot project of the Indian Association of Palliative Care, was held on 25th August 2019 at Helpers of…

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Volunteer Training Programme kickstarts in Bihar

A Certificate course for community volunteers in Palliative Care was conducted on 6th and 7th July 2019 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre,Patna, under IAPC. This curriculum was inaugrated by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar, President, IAPC. This course was coordinated by Dr. Rita Rani, Palliative care Incharge at MCSRC. Thirty candidates from different walks of…

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Nurses Week Celebration 2019: Symposium on Palliative Care

As part of the “Nurses Week Celebration 2019”, DNipCare conducted a “Symposium on Palliative Care” by way of Continuing Nursing Education for the Nursing Officers of Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, Government of NCT Delhi, Khichripur, Delhi, on 8th May 2019. Dr. Anjana Saxena (Ex-Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare), Sr. Hanife Mac Gamwell…

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Hindi version of Palliative workbook of carers

A community sensitization programme for palliative care workers in Mussoorie, was conducted by Dr. Divya Mishra, an alumni of the NFPM program of Palliative Medicine and consulting physician at LBSNAA, Mussoorie, where the book was first introduced in English. As many volunteers in Northern India are not well versed in English so, the need to…

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CHWs Training on Palliative care

CHWs Training on Palliative care A new initiative at Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur, Kolkata An eight weeks course has been designed for Community Health Workers with hands on training by the Palliative Care Department of Saroj Gupta Cancer Center and Research institute, Kolkata, India. The objective of the program was to…

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Dr. Abhinav Singh’s contribution to LEXICON

Dr. Abhinav Singh, IAPC Central Council member and an experienced palliative care physician, has contributed to the ‘Lexicon’, 24th Edition, ‘The cloak that matters’, in the section ‘Diverging Roads’ which is dedicated to the Deptt. of Palliative Care,CMC, Vellore. CAREER IN PALLIATIVE CARE: THE FUTURE IS ALREADY HERE – TIME TO RECKON Dr. Abhinav Singh,…

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Inaugural Ceremony of Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Department, GNRC Group of Hospitals

Inaugural Ceremony of Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Department, GNRC Group of Hospitals In association with Indian Association of Palliative Care, Guwahati, Assam The GNRC Group of Hospitals have initiated the Pain and Palliative Care Department in Guwahati on 10th of November 2018. The department will be headed by Dr. Kalpajit Dutta, MD Anaesthesia &…

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