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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Awareness Cycle Ride in connection with World Palliative Care Day 2018

Palliative care is an approach to help people with life-limiting illnesses like cancer through organized health services.       “We cannot change the outcome, but we can affect the journey”     So in order to create awareness about Palliative care and Hospice philosophy CET Cycling Club in accordance with TIPC, Pallium India and…

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Report from Palliative Care centers in Kerela

Alpha Palliative Care Teams in all 17 Centres were asked to use the occasion to conduct programmes to enhance awareness about palliative care and end of life care, involving students of their respective geographic area. Most of the centres conducted Walkathons.     Thrissur Hospice conducted a fund-raising programme on the previous night (12th October).…

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, 13th Oct 2018: Report by IAPC Zonal Members

DNipCare celebrated World Hospice & Palliative Care Day on 13th October 2018 in Kerala Club, M-67, Connaught Place, New Delhi. The program started with a session on Comprehensive Breast Cancer Awareness taken by Dr. Anita Khokhar, Department of Community Medicine, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi along with Dr. Rajni Mutneja, Shanti Avedna Sadan, New…

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World Hospice & Palliative Care Day – 2018: A Report

Department of Palliative Medicine, and Community Oncology center & Hospice, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad celebrated World Hospice & Palliative Care Day – 2018 on 13 Oct 2018, in Hospice premises.     A “Colostomy Care Workshop” was arranged on the occasion. 50 Colostomy patients with caregivers participated in this workshop. They shared their…

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World Hospice and Palliative care day observed on 13th Oct ’18

Report by IAPC Zonal members Palliative care day was celebrated amidst enthusiasm at the Sacred Heart Palliative Care Center. A seminar was organized, nearly 30 college students, who had no idea of Palliative care participated. Dr. Dinesh Chandra Goswami & Dr. Sanghamitra Bora conducted the seminar on awareness on Palliative care. Sister ANCY co ordinated…

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WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY, 13th OCTOBER 2018

THEME:  ‘BECAUSE  I  MATTER’ World Hospice and Palliative Care day is observed this year,2018, with the theme ‘Because I matter’ .This theme has been choosen following an open consultation with people directly affected by serious illness, WHPCA members , supporters, global and hospice palliative care advocates. The theme centers on the lived experiences of people…

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World Hospice & Palliative Care Day observed

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day observed on Oct 27th 2017, by CanSupport CanSupport, recipient of WHO, Public Health Champion Awards 2017, celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on Oct 27th at the Bathai House of Worshiping in New Delhi. Sufi music was performed by singer Ms. Rekhs Surya. A Souvenir containing stories of…

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Two hands of care come together for better end-of-life care

In the first-ever partnership of its kind, the specialities of critical care and palliative care joined hands on the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, 2014 and vowed to work together for excellence in end-of-life care. “Together we choose”, the joint campaign of IAPC and the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)…

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Round-up: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2014

This is a summary of reports received from various locations. Ahmedabad Dr Geeta Joshi Trustees of Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute joined 100 school students, and 50 cancer patients and the members of their families in celebrating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day at the Institute’s Community Oncology Centre, at Vasna, Ahmedabad. The chief guest…

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