IAPC’s Infographic of the month: December 2023

IAPC's November 2023 Infographic

The IAPC’s December Infographic focuses on ‘Multidisciplinary Team in Palliative Care‘.

The IAPC in its constant endeavour to promote palliative care education and awareness across the country launched the “IAPC’s Infographic of the month” initiative in June 2023.

This initiative was conceived and is continuing to be supported by Dr Wasimul Hoda (Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, RIMS, Ranchi).

These infographics will focus on a different topic each month and will look at both simple and complex topics in palliative care. 

Please click on the image above to download the IAPC’s December Infographic.

Click here to access the IAPC’s infographics published till date.

IAPC’s Election Notification

Notice is hereby given to all members of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC), that elections will be held for the below mentioned posts:

  • President (2025 – 2028)
  • Central Council Members, IAPC (2024 – 2026)
    • North Zone (2 members)
    • North – East Zone (2 members)
    • East Zone (2 members)
    • South Zone (2 members)
    • West Zone (1 member)

The scanned copy of the signed and completed nomination form is to be emailed to the Secretary, IAPC, at before 5 p.m. on Friday, 15th December, 2023. Nominations submitted to any other email address will NOT BE accepted.

Click here for further information and to download the nomination and CV form.

IAPCON 2024: Registrations invited for PalliActive Quiz and the Creative poster competition

The IAPC is delighted to share that preparations for the 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON) is underway in full steam.

Conference delegates are eligible to participate in the energy packed Quiz: PalliActive Quiz, and in the creative poster competition: From Mind to Masterpiece: Turn your ideas into Creative Posters!.

IAPCON 2024 is an in-person conference scheduled to be held between Friday, the 9th of February, 2024, to Sunday, the 11th of February, 2024, at the Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute’s Auditorium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

The upcoming conference is themed ‘Revisiting the domains of Palliative Care’ as it aims to enhance the delegates’ practice of palliative care by empowering them with the various aspects in Palliative Care for both cancer and non-cancer patients.

The Pre-conference workshops have been scheduled for Thursday, the 8th of February, 2024.

Click here for further information on IAPCON 2024.

IAPCON 2023 concludes with immense success and grandeur

The much awaited 30th Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2023) concluded successfully on Sunday, 12th February, 2023, after a 3-day academic fiesta. 

IAPCON 2023 was a physical conference at the Nimhans Convention Center, Bengaluru, and was organised by Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya. The main conference was conducted over two and half days, between Friday, 10th February 2023, to Sunday, 12th February 2023. The Pre-conference workshops were held on Thursday, 9th February, 2023.

The conference was themed ‘Metamorphosis: The emergence of Subspeciality Palliative Medicine’.

Below are the highlights from the conference.


  • Over 350 delegates and 70 Faculty participated in the day long pre-conference workshops
  • The 10 pre-conference workshops were conducted on Thursday, 9th February, 2023, at 3 locations across the city: Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya, Shankara Eye Hospital and Aster CMI Hospitals.


  • Over 700 delegates came together to celebrate the advancement and progress of palliative care during IAPCON 2023.
  • There were 80 National and 40 International speakers who participated in the conference.
  • A total of 90 scientific sessions were delivered during the conference

Click here to read more.

IAPC Academy

Recordings from the online Lecture Series

Series 6 commenced from 31st October, 2022. Find further details Here

Click here to access the archived videos from Series 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Palliative Care Status Update in India

We are excited to inform you that the IAPC has drawn upon this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) theme, ‘Leave no-one behind – equity in access to palliative care’, to put together a special feature with an update on the status of palliative care services from every State in the country.


IAPC Offers Virtual Internship Program

Indian Association of Palliative Care offers Virtual Internship Program for students. Considering the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic, and requirements of the students, it has been decided to offer a virtual internship program for students. Find the details and the application form Here


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