Newsletter: January 2024 Edition

From the President’s Desk

Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar

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 this insightful infographic within your networks. Please click here to view the infographics published till date.

The Indian Journal of Palliative Care (IJPC) has recently published its October – December edition. Please click here to read the interesting and engaging articles featured in this edition of the IJPC…

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Announcements / Messages from IAPC

IAPC’s Infographic of the month

Update: IAPC’s upcoming AGBM

IAPCON 2024 Update: Interview with Dr Geeta Joshi, the Organising Chair of IAPCON 2024

The IJPC’s October-December 2023 edition is now online

Applications open for the EAPC Researcher Awards 2024

Tune in at 3:50 p.m. on 9th January, 2024, for a multilingual edition of ‘Singing for the Stars’

Leverage the IAPC’s Social Media to stay connected!

The IAPC’s Careers page has been updated to reflect new vacancies from across the country

Call for Support: Your 2 minutes = Someone’s entire lifetime of Peace, Comfort and Dignity!

‘Saath Saath Helpline’: India’s free palliative care helpline

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Education and Training

33 individuals participate in the December 2023 batch of the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in the Physiotherapy – Palliative Care interface’

49 individuals participated in the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in Managing Psychosocial Issues of patients with Chronic Illnesses in Palliative Care settings’ held in December 2023

EPEC-India, APM, and KMC MAHE, jointly conduct EPEC 2023 between 8th and 10th December, 2023

The ICPCN announces a new free e-learning course ‘Neonatal Palliative Care: An Enhanced Course’

Registrations invited for ‘Seeing the Unseen: A workshop on managing psychosocial and spiritual issues in chronic illnesses’

Applications invited for ‘Certificate Course in Palliative Care’ offered jointly by PHFI and TIPS

DHS Jammu and NHM J&K organises a two-day sensitisation program in the basics of palliative care and geriatric care at Poonch, Jammu

Sparsh Hospice sensitises over 500 students in the basics of palliative care on 15th December, 2023

Over 90 individuals attend KIPCER’s webinar on ‘Narrative Medicine in the Palliative and Hospice Setting’

Amrit Dhara Palliative Care Trust, Bhubaneswar, sensitises over 150 professionals in palliative care between 19th and 21st December, 2023

The IAPC and Noon Hospital and Research Center, Bhawani Mandi, jointly train clinicians and students in the basics of palliative care between 26th and 28th December, 2023

KCC, Kolhapur, celebrates ‘World Family Caregiver Month’ in November, 2023

AIIMS Jodhpur organises a workshop on palliative care at DHMC, Pali, in October, 2023

Update from APM’s lecture series

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Awards and Recognitions

Dr Rajashree K C awarded the ‘Padmini Varkey Memorial Award’

Ms Stella Matthew felicitated by PKF Sridhar and Santhanam LLP

Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya signs an MoU with the Regional Center ECHS to provide palliative care services

Pallium India celebrates 20 years of rendering care to palliative care patients

Amrit Dhara Palliative Care Trust celebrates its 3rd Foundation Day on 21st December, 2023

Mohandai Oswal Hospital, Ludhiana, partners with APLI on 21st November, 2023, to strengthen their palliative care service provisioning

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Interesting Reads

IAPC’s Exclusive Articles

Other Compelling reads

Other upcoming events

Registrations invited for ‘GeriPalcon 2024’, Chennai, 6th and 7th January, 2024

Block your calendar for the APCA’s webinar on ‘Improving end of life experiences for people with serious illnesses: Patient assessment in end-of-life care’

Participation invited for PallCHASE’s webinar on ‘Psychosocial and Spiritual care in situations of Trauma and Humanitarian Crises’

Registrations invited for the 13th International Seminar of the European Palliative Care Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland, 1st – 2nd February, 2024

Register for the 13th World Research Congress of the EAPC, Barcelona, Spain, 16th – 18th May, 2024

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