• The CPC Project team provided training to doctors, nurses, social workers and ASHA workers at all three sites of the collaborating centres.
  • There were annual training programmes for volunteers, counsellors and social workers.
  • A CME was conducted for the Indian Association of Paediatricians in Mumbai
  • Lecturers from government medical colleges in Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur participated in a train-the-trainers programme.
  • Training was also given to workers involved in non-communicable diseases and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
  • Sensitisation sessions were conducted at various colleges for medical students, social workers and representatives of NGOs.
  • The CPC team also organised street plays to create community awareness about issues related to children’s palliative care.
  • Focus group discussions were conducted for a better appreciation of the needs, issues and psychosocial aspects of children and families.
  • Various social and cultural gatherings were held for children and their families in association with different hospitals.
  • Better networking with orphanages and NGOs resulted in more children being referred for behavioural, psychological and medical problems.
Dr Anil Awachat conducts an Origami workshop for children in May 2014
Children at a programme in Jawhar in  January 2014
A little education along with care during a home visit at Jawhar in July 2012
A section of the participants at a sensitisation programme for health care providers in October 2013
Nurses participating in a training programme at Jawhar in January 2013
Going through a rehearsal of a play on children’s palliative care before hitting the streets
The CPC team facilitated the distribution of rehabilitative aids sponsored by the Empathy Foundation.