IAPC Newsletter: February 2024

Newsletter: February 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I trust that each of you have completed your preparations for the upcoming 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024), set to take place at the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad, Gujarat, between Friday, 9th February, 2024,…

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IAPC Newsletter: January 2024

Newsletter: January 2024 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, As the New Year dawns to signal a fresh beginning, I wish each of you the best for your journey this year. The IAPC’s Infographic of the month acknowledges and sheds light on ‘The Role of Caregivers in Palliative Care’. Please feel free to share…

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IAPC Newsletter: December 2023

Newsletter: December 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I am writing this note with a heavy heart! We all at IAPC are deeply saddened by the demise of Dr. Subathra Muthukumaran, a dear friend and colleague. Dr. Subathra, a compassionate Palliative Care Physician from Chennai, had dedicated her life to the service of…

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IAPC Newsletter: November 2023

Newsletter: November 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, It is heartwarming to share that India celebrated this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) with enthusiasm and creativity. Walkathons, reel making competitions, street plays, dance recitals, etc. and many such events were organised by palliative care units / centers from across the…

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IAPC Newsletter: October 2023

Newsletter: October 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, We, at the IAPC, are excited to participate and celebrate the upcoming World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) observance on Saturday, 14th October 2023. In line with this, I am excited to invite palliative care institutions from across the country to share and showcase their WHPCD Celebrations…

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IAPC Newsletter: September 2023

Newsletter: September 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Hello Friends, I am pleased to inform you that abstract submissions are now open for the 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024), which will be held in February 2024, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The organising committee of IAPCON 2024, invites researchers to…

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IAPC Newsletter: August 2023

Newsletter: August 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India, has recently announced the inclusion of Palliative Care services into the Ayushman Bharat’s Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) across the country. I am hopeful that this move will…

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IAPC Newsletter: July 2023

Newsletter: July 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, Happy Doctors’ Day! We at the IAPC acknowledge and appreciate the enormous efforts made by each doctor towards delivering their services to the society. On this occasion, we present to you an updated directory of all the doctors who have completed / currently pursuing MD…

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IAPC Newsletter: June 2023

Newsletter: June 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, In this June 2023 edition of Newsletter, the IAPC proudly presents to you a unique and interesting collection of ‘Reflections of people working in Palliative Care’. This short collection aims to encapsulate the heart and soul of dedicated individuals, who have embarked on a journey…

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IAPC Newsletter: May 2023

Newsletter: May 2023 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, Days and months are flying fast! In this very fast paced life, we are also running towards doing our best to fulfil our duties. While we are still trying to fully internalise and incorporate the enormous knowledge shared during IAPCON 2023, the wheel is already turning for us at the…

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