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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Eventful month at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Center, Jaipur

A month of events at Bhagawan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Jaipur, Rajasthan. In keeping with this year’s theme – “Universal Health Coverage – Don’t Leave Those Suffering Behind”, an awareness training programme was conducted in the institute. Nurses were educated in the basics of pain management, basics of palliative care and Communication skills…

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Sanjeevani to usher in community-based palliative care movement in West Bengal

Saif Mohammed, Institute of Palliative Medicine Over a 1000 trained volunteers have geared up to launch the first-ever community-based palliative care programme in east India, in Nadia district of West Bengal. Named Sanjeevani (“life-giving” in Sanskrit), the programme is set to commence in Krishnanagar, the district headquarters of Nadia and the neighbouring villages of Badkulla,…

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