Newsletter: July 2024 Edition

From the President’s Desk

Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar

Hello Friends,

A very Happy Doctor’s Day to all the doctors out there!

I am happy to share that as per the decision taken during the IAPC’s Annual General Body Meeting (AGBM) held in Ahmedabad, on Saturday, 10th February, 2024, we have now identified and appointed Prof. Bidhu K Mohanti and Dr. Rudranil Nandi for the IAPC’s Central Council (CC) body for the East Zone, Dr. Hiranya Kumar Das and Dr. Obangjungla for the IAPC’s CC body from the North East Zone, Ms Poonam Bagai for the IAPC’s CC body for the Co-opted Members category and Dr. Ho Shirlynn for the IAPC’s CC body from the overseas category, in June 2024. I heartily welcome each of these members to the IAPC’s CC body. I am certain that the IAPC will now grow to further heights with support from a stellar CC body in which each member brings with them rich and diverse skills and experiences. Please click here to view the details of the IAPC’s Central Council body…

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Announcements / Messages from IAPC

IAPC’s Infographic of the month

The IAPC welcomes our new Central Council Members!

Get clicking: Submissions invited for the IAPC’s ‘A photo journey – Looking through the prism of Palliative Care’

IAPCON 2025: Abstract submissions open! Registrations invited for Pre-conference workshops

Resources for Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney Authorisation are now available

Tune in at 2:50 p.m. on 18th July, 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

45 participants successfully participated in the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in the Physiotherapy – Palliative Care interface’ held on 15th June, 2024

Apply before 5 p.m. on 4th July, 2024, to participate in the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in Essentials in Palliative Care’

Applications invited for the APM’s course on ‘Advance Nursing Skills in Palliative Care’

Apply before 15th July, 2024, to enrol for the ‘Children’s Palliative Care Leadership Program 2025’

IPM and CMAI invite applications before 31st July, 2024, for their NFPM (2024-2025) and NFPN (2024-2025)

Applications invited for the ‘Skills in Neuropalliative Care’ program offered by KIPCER

‘Chai pe Charcha: What is a good death?’ conducted successfully on 8th June, 2024

34 individuals participated in ‘Farishtey: Death Doula training program’ on 8th and 9th June, 2024

Sparsh Hospice sensitises over 300 women to the concept of palliative care during a social event ‘Mokila Sareethon’ on 16th June 2024

Update from APM’s lecture series

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Awards and Recognitions

Dr Pankaj Singhai is the recipient of ‘ASCO Idea-PC Award 2024’

Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, begins a Pain and Palliative OPD from 22nd May, 2024

Department of Palliative Medicine, TMH, Mumbai, brings in a dedicated PM-POCUS to help in patient care

TIPS and IPM collaborate to enhance palliative care delivery across India and the Southeast Asia region

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Interesting Reads

IAPC’s Exclusive Articles

Other Compelling reads

Other upcoming events

Registrations invited for EAPC’s webinar on ‘Young carers and palliative care’, 2nd July, 2024, 7:00 p.m. (IST)

Last chance to avail early bird registrations for the ‘8th Public Health Palliative Care International Conference’, Bern, Switzerland, 22nd – 25th October, 2024

Submit abstracts before 15th July, 2024, to participate at the ‘3rd Grief and Bereavement Conference Singapore’, 6th – 8th November, 2024

Participate in APHN’s webinar ‘Compassionate Communities’, 17th July, 2024, 12:00 p.m. (IST)

Submit abstracts before 31st July, 2024, to participate in ‘R-PPALCON-2024’, 30th August – 1st September, 2024, Chennai

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