Newsletter: November 2023 Edition

From the President’s Desk

Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar

Hello Friends,

It is heartwarming to share that India celebrated this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) with enthusiasm and creativity. Walkathons, reel making competitions, street plays, dance recitals, etc. and many such events were organised by palliative care units / centers from across the country to celebrate the observance. The IAPC had invited palliative care service providers to share details from their celebrations for publication on the IAPC’s National Portal…

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Announcements / Messages from IAPC

IAPC’s Infographic of the month

IAPC’s Election Notification

The IAPC presents ‘Unveiling the Unseen: Spotlighting the Heroes behind the Scenes!’ an initiative to celebrate this year’s WHPCD

IAPCON 2024 Update: Registrations invited for the IAPCON 2024’s Creative poster competition ‘From Mind to Masterpiece: Turn your ideas into Creative Posters!’

India celebrated ‘WHPCD 2023’ with grandeur and enthusiasm: Details on the IAPC’s National Portal

Join us for the IAPC and SMA Nirvana’s National multilingual edition of ‘Singing for the Stars’ at 2:50 p.m. on 24th November, 2023

Apply before 10th November, 2023, to participate in the Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination 2023

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

Applications invited for the IAPC’s ‘Certificate Course in the Physiotherapy – Palliative Care interface’

Apply to participate in the IAPC’s ‘Certificate course in managing psychosocial issues of patients with chronic illnesses in Palliative Care settings’

Applications invited for the ‘Compassionate Leadership Fellowship’

Applications are invited for the ‘Fellowship in Palliative Care 2024’ offered jointly by IPM, SPCP, BSMMU and St Christopher’s Hospice

Registrations open for an in-person ‘Pediatric Palliative Care Workshop’ on 9th and 10th December, 2023

80 Doctors sensitised about palliative care during the ‘Multi Speciality Physician’s Update’ meet at South Delhi, on 8th October, 2023

29 individuals participate in the Sparsh Hospice and IAPC’s collaborative volunteer training program at Hyderabad on 28th and 29th October, 2023

The IAPC’s West Bengal Chapter conducted a CME on ‘NeuroPalliative Care’ on 29th September, 2023

Session on Palliative care included in the ‘2nd Oswal Cancer Conclave’ at Ludhiana, Punjab

Update from APM’s lecture series

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Awards and Recognitions

Dr Sushma Bhatnagar bestowed with the ‘Cynthia Goh Award 2023’

MPMMCC and HBCH, TMC, Varanasi, and SAIMS, Indore, receive ESMO Accreditation

Sparsh Hospice awarded the ‘Sri D V Raju Memorial Service Excellence Award 2023’ on 15th October, 2023

Pritpal CanSupport Home Palliative Care Services inaugurates their ‘Out patient clinic’ at Jamshedpur

The Bagchi-Karunashraya Palliative Care Centre at Bhubaneswar celebrates two years of home care

State Health Minister dedicates CanKids State Care Coordination Centre cum Home-away-from-home for Paediatric Cancer Patients to Madhya Pradesh in Bhopal on 30th September 2023

Pallium India begins a special initiative ‘Evening Special Homecare Team’ from September, 2023

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Interesting Reads

IAPC’s Exclusive Articles

Other Compelling reads

Other upcoming events

Enrol for the APHN’s webinar on ‘Joys and Challenges of Integrating Developmental Disorders with Paediatric Palliative Care’ on 14th November, 2023

Last chance to register for the ‘3rd International Research Seminar on Public Health and Palliative Care’, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16th – 17th November, 2023

Registrations invited for the IAPC Delhi Chapter’s first annual conference, Delhi- IAPCCON 2023, at New Delhi, 17th – 19th November, 2023

Apply for PallCHASE’s session on ‘Grief 101 – A Virtual Workshop reflecting on Grief and Loss’ on 23rd November, 2023

Registrations open for the EAPC’s webinar on ‘Defining Primary Palliative Care’ on 23rd November, 2023

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