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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2014 MD Anderson Cancer Center Palliative Medicine Conference

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s 18th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine will be held on September 5 and 6, 2014. Prior to the conference there will be a review course on Updates in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Intensive Physician Board Review on September 2 to 4,…

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Advocacy

Central Government Meetings with the secretaries of three ministries (Women and Child Development, Health and Family Welfare, and Social justice and Disability) helped us sensitise various government departments. This also enabled us to train doctors and accredited social health activists (ASHA) across the country. At the request of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,…

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Mumbai Conference

As many as 250 delegates from 35 countries attended the first International Children’s Palliative Care Conference held in Mumbai from February 10 to 12, 2014. CPC organised this conference in association with the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC). Speaking at the inauguration, Mr Suresh Shetty, Minister of Health and…

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