Newsletter: June 2023 Edition
From the President’s Desk
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 to provide compassionate palliative care to their patients and their families. I am sure that each of you will enjoy this brilliant collection of stories, which are rich in experiences and full of insights. I invite each of you to read and enjoy this special collection. My warmest congratulations to all the authors!
Announcements / Messages from IAPC
IAPC’s Infographic of the month
The IAPC and the IAPSM sign an MoU to build capacity to provide primary palliative care in the community
IAPCON 2024 Update: Last date to submit proposals to conduct pre conference workshops extended to 30th June, 2023
The NHM renames the NPCDCS to NP-NCD, from 3rd May, 2023
The WHPCA announces this year’s logo for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
The ICPCN announces the date for this year’s ‘Hats on for Children’s Palliative Care’ campaign: 13th October, 2023
Join us for the IAPC and SMA Nirvana’s National multilingual edition of ‘Singing for the Stars’ at 3:50 p.m. on 14th June, 2023
Leverage the IAPC’s Social Media to stay connected and informed with latest updates from the world of palliative care!
New vacancies from across the country listed in the IAPC’s Careers page
Call for Support: Your 2 minutes = Someone’s entire lifetime of Peace, Comfort and Dignity!
‘Saath Saath Helpline’: India’s free palliative care helpline
Education and Training
Residents of DNB Medical Oncology from across the country are getting oriented in the basics of palliative medicine from April 2023
KGMU, Lucknow, sensitises 50 Nurses and 100 Paramedical students in the basics of Palliative Care on 27th April, 2023
A ‘Palliative Medicine Update 2023’ was presented during the Max Cancer Congress 2023, at New Delhi, on 29th April, 2023
Rajeshwari Foundation sensitises over 100 students in the basics of palliative care on 3rd May, 2023
Rajagiri Karunya Trust trains 13 volunteers in the basics of palliative care between 5th and 6th May, 2023
Karunashraya sensitises 135 Nursing students to the concept of palliative care on 2nd and 9th May, 2023
The Government Medical College, Barmer, conducts a palliative care awareness workshop on 13th & 14th May, 2023
Shanti Palliative Care Center, Siliguri, conducts a palliative care sensitisation session at Kurseong on 14th May, 2023
The 2nd CME and the 1st CNE of the IAPC’s Delhi State Chapter ‘Palliative Care: Nursing Perspective’ was conducted on 20th May, 2023
Registrations invited for the SCI, Guwahati’s Hurricane Quiz – ‘Crossroads’ on 17th June, 2023
Registrations invited for the MPMMCC and HBCH, TMC, Varanasi’s in-person CME and Workshop on ‘Advanced Wound Care’ on 24th June, 2023
Update from IAPC Academy
Awards and Recognitions
Dr Raghavendra Ramanjulu is the recipient of the ‘Frontline obsession for Clinicians’ Award on 27th April, 2023
Dr Kalpana Balakrishnan is presented with the Rotary’s ‘Dame Cecily Saunders – Vocational Excellence Award’ on 29th May, 2023
Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya, celebrated their 24th Anniversary on 1st May, 2023
AIIMS Deoghar begins palliative care OPD services from 16th May, 2023
‘Mandara Hospice’ completes two years of service provisioning at Hyderabad on 27th May, 2023
IAPC’s Exclusive Articles
Please click here to read the special feature: ‘Reflections of people working in Palliative Care’.
Other Compelling reads
- ‘Conversations’, by Prof. Mohankumar, a republication from e hospice.
- ‘A better understanding of hospice’, by Joan Wickersham, a republication from The Boston Globe.
Other upcoming events
Register for the EAPC’s Webinar, ‘Palliative Care and Multiple Sclerosis’ on 7th June, 2023
Register before 15th June, 2023; submit entries before 9th June, 2023, for the photo competition at the 8th Singapore Palliative Care Conference, 1st – 2nd July, 2023
Abstracts invited before 20th June, 2023, to participate in the Hospice and Palliative Care Association Nigeria’s 15th Scientific Conference, 5th – 6th July, 2023
Apply before 30th June for the ‘Cynthia Goh Award’ and to participate in the 15th APHC Conference 2023, 4th – 7th October, 2023
Submit abstracts before 30th June, 2023, to participate in the 6th Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Alliance Conference, 15th – 17th November, 2023