Newsletter: June 2024 Edition

From the President’s Desk

Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar

Hello Friends,

I am delighted to share interesting updates from the upcoming 32nd International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2025). The conference team has announced an interesting line-up of pre-conference workshops. Exciting ‘Combo offers’ for those interested to become members of the IAPC, along with registering for the conference has also been announced. I encourage all IAPC members to grab the last chance to avail the early bird offer by registering before Sunday, 30th June, 2024. For further details about this upcoming academic fiesta, please visit the Announcements / Messages from IAPC section of this newsletter…

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Announcements / Messages from IAPC

IAPC’s Infographic of the month

The IJPC’s April – June 2024 edition featuring abstracts from IAPCON 2024 is now online

IAPCON 2025: Last chance to avail early bird registration offer; Details of combo registrations and pre-conference workshops announced!

The WHPCD Logo for 2024 announced

The ICPCN’s ‘Hats On for Children’s Palliative Care Campaign for 2024’ announced

Tune in at 2:50 p.m. on 13th June, 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

Apply before 7th June, 2024, to participate in the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in the Physiotherapy – Palliative Care interface’

Applications invited for the July 2024 batch of the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in Essentials in Palliative Care’

Applications invited for the ‘APM Basic Certificate Course in Palliative Medicine – A Blended Learning Program’

The ‘Part A’ component of the IAPC’s Certificate Course in Palliative Care for Volunteers held successfully in May, 2024

Applications invited for the ‘2025 Pediatric Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program’

Applications invited for the ‘Advanced Certificate Course in Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care’

Applications invited for Karunashraya’s ‘Government Accredited General Duty Assistant Training Program’

IGMCRI, Puducherry, organised a session on ‘Addressing Pain in Palliative Care’ on 3rd May, 2024

Over 20 individuals participated in ‘Chai pe Charcha: A conversation on death and dying’ on 4th May, 2024

The Amravati Neurosociety in association with the IMA and APA Amravati organised a CME on ‘Palliative and End of Life Care’ on 5th May, 2024

60 pulmonologists from across India sensitised in palliative care communication on 4th and 5th May, 2024, in Bengaluru

Senior Managers of L&T from Chennai and Vizag sensitised in the basics of Palliative Care in April and May 2024

Over 200 individuals sensitised about the role of palliative care in Thalassemia on 8th May, 2024

The first ‘North-East Palliative Care Conclave 2024’ was held on 18th May, 2024, at Guwahati, Assam

Update from APM’s lecture series

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Awards and Recognitions

Dr Ganpathy KV is now a member of the ICMR’s ethics committee

Dr Avinash Tiwari receives the ‘Rabindra Smriti Samman’ felicitation on 5th May, 2024

Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya, celebrated 25 years of service on 1st May, 2024

IGMCRI, Puducherry, in collaboration with IPM and Sanjeevan, launches a palliative care clinic from 3rd May, 2024

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Interesting Reads

IAPC’s Exclusive Articles

Other Compelling reads

Other upcoming events

Registrations open for the 6th Maruzza International Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care, Rome, 16th – 18th October, 2024

Registrations invited for the AAHPM’s webinar on ‘Promoting Respectful and Inclusive Serious Illness Care for the LGBTQI+ Community’, 14th June, 2024

Participate in IPOS’s webinar ‘Reshaping tomorrow: The status and future of global psychosocial oncology within palliative care’, 19th June, 2024

Registrations invited for the ‘Singapore Palliative Care Quality Improvement Conference 2024’, Singapore, 29th – 30th August, 2024

Registrations invited for the ‘8th Public Health Palliative Care International Conference’, Bern, Switzerland, 22nd – 25th October, 2024

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