IAPC Volunteer Training Programme

IAPC Volunteer Training Programme Report by Mr. Radhakrishnan Menon Training for community volunteers spreads wings in Tamil Nadu PG Scholars, Medical Officers and Assistant Professors of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam volunteered to attend the 16 hour training programme for community volunteers recognized by Indian Association of Palliative Care held at Mother Anna Palliative…

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IAPC conducts 1 day awareness programme at CIHSR, Nagaland: A report

One Day Palliative Care Awareness Program at CIHSR, Nagaland With the aim to educate and bring awareness to the masses, a One Day Palliative Care awareness program was organized by the Palliative Care Team of Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR), Dimapur on the 28th of September 2018 at CIHSR Campus. This program…

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Volunteer Training Programme in Bhubaneshwar

A certificate course for training volunteers in Palliative care was conducted in Bhubaneshwar on 10th and 11th of June, 2018. This is as part of a pilot project initiated by IAPC. The course was conducted by Dr. Sushmita Mohanty. Dr. Abhijith Dam, Dr. Mami Parija and Mr. Subrat Tripathy. This was the second pilot course…

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World Health Day observed at G. B. Pant Hospital in association with IAPC

The Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (G. B. Pant Hospital), Delhi observed World Health Day on 7th April 2018 by conducting a Continuing Nursing Education Programme on PALLIATIVE CARE in the Hospital Auditorium at 11 AM in Association with DNipCare and IAPC. The programme included: 1. Introduction and Need…

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Workshop for volunteers – A pilot project

A workshop for training volunteers primarily, as a part of the pilot project initiated by IAPC was conducted at Siliguri in North Bengal. This was arranged by Dr. Sourav Guha from Medica Oncology Center and conducted by Dr. Abhijit Dam, Secretary, IAPC, and Dr. Priya Khanna, a psychiatrist from UK. The programme had around 87…

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Hands-on training under NPPC, Bengaluru, Nov 2017

Report on the Hands – on training program under the National Programme in Palliative Care (2 – 4 November, 2017) at Karunashraya, Bengaluru. The second phase of the Training of Trainers program – the ‘Hands-on training’ program under the National Programme in Palliative Care was held at Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya, in Bengaluru from…

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Congatulations to Dr. Sanghamitra Bora!

In order to create awareness about palliative care, IAPC (indian Association of Palliative Care) had supported an organisation in Guwahati in the north-eastern India, to conduct a conference headed by Dr. Sanghamitra Bora and her team. An amount of Rs.50,000/- was officially granted for this awareness programme and it was spent efficiently. Dr. Bora could…

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Palliative Care Consciousness in North East India

A Report A program aimed at promotion of palliative care in the North East region was organized under the aegis of Indian Association of Palliative Care – North East Zone on 2nd and 3rd December 2017 in Don Bosco Institute of Management, Kharguli, Guwahati Assam. Day -1 consisted of a focused group discussion on the…

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Together we choose

About the Campaign End-of-life care concerns us all. We need to talk about dying with dignity as it is an important part of life. Quality of death matters as much as quality of life. The quality of death index in the 2010 report on a study commissioned by Lien Foundation ranked India the lowest among…

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