The much awaited IAPCON 2021 videos are out now!

Missed watching a session? Want to re-watch a session? or Want to share the sessions with your friends and colleagues? Click the below links to watch the various sessions from the IAPCON 2021. Day 1: 19 March, 2021 Session A: Inauguration and Scientific sessions Session B: The CCEPC course co-ordinators session Session C: Pre-conference workshop…

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APHN announces scholarship and bursaries!

The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) has opened applications for the Rosalie Shaw Travel Scholarship (RSTS) and APHN Bursaries for individuals attending the 14th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference (Online), scheduled for the Saturday, 13th and Sunday, 14th of November, 2021. The Rosalie Shaw Travel Scholarship also covers the registration fee and is available…

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IAPC Newsletter: April 2021

From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, March was hectic, but inspiring as well. Brilliant academic sessions, flavors of togetherness, selfless hard work, and new initiatives, not only made March special but also imparted momentum to the Palliative Care movement in the country. At the end of the day, one felt both proud and motivated. All…

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World Social Work Day: 16th March, 2021

The World Social Work day is a day, especially ear marked in a year, to celebrate social workers across the globe to appreciate and acknowledge their crucial and phenomenal contribution to mankind. The International Federation of Social Workers (www.ifsw.org) declared ‘Ubuntu: I am Because We Are’ as the theme for 2021 as it highlights the…

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Living Well with Kidney Disease

Living Well with Kidney Disease: Is it a goal or a dream for children with chronic kidney disease? Dr. Dharshan Rangaswamy, Head for Division of Paediatric Nephrology; Associate Professor, Department of Nephrology, Kasturba Hospital and Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India. Globally, the second Thursday of March, is recognized as World Kidney…

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IAPC sensitizes and trains all District Zonal Officers from Madhya Pradesh

The Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) conducted a 2 day (22nd and 23rd March, 2021) virtual teaching and sensitization workshop on palliative care, for 51 of Madhya Pradesh’s District Zonal officers. The District Zonal Officers are those doctors who are in charge of the various government sponsored district hospitals spread across the state. The…

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IAHPC Scholarships: Apply Before 30th June

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is pleased to announce it will provide ten (10) Scholarships to support the participation of its members in the following online events: 17th World Congress of the EAPC Online, which will take place on October 6-8, 2021. 14th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference (APHC) Online, which will…

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The First Ever Virtual Conference of IAPC Begins Today

IAPCON2021 The Theme of this year’s conference: ‘Searching Empathy through Research’ The palliative care community in India is meeting today, for the 28th International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care. IAPCON 2021 Is a  virtual event from 19th to 21st March 2021. During our previous conference,  Last year, held at the  State Cancer Institute…

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Book on Clinical Psycho-Oncology by Dr. Santosh Chaturvedi

Clinical Psycho Oncology: Indian Perspectives and Research by Dr. Santosh Chaturvedi This book provides resource material on psycho oncology from Indian perspective and Indian research and literature. “This is not a textbook but should help clinicians and researchers looking after cancer patients and their families” – Dr. Santosh Chaturvedi writes about his book. Professor Luigi…

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