Shining light in a Tunnel: Suicide Prevention in Palliative Care

Shining light in a Tunnel: Suicide Prevention in Palliative Care – Ms. Michelle Normen, Bengaluru The World Health Organization and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) every year on 10th September celebrates World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). The aim of events all over the globe towards this cause is to sustain a universal commitment…

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Home Care for advanced Dementia: how Palliative Care can help

Home Care for advanced Dementia: how Palliative Care can help – Ms. Swapna Kishore, Bengaluru In India, most dementia care happens at home, including care during advanced stages. While most people think of dementia as ‘memory loss’, dementia is a progressive disorder and in the advanced stage, decline is severe mentally and physically. Usually by…

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World Patient Safety Day webinar organised on 17 September, 2022

Webinar on ‘World Patient Safety Day: A dialogue in palliative care patient safety’ Organised on Saturday, 17th September, 2022 The IAPC commemorated the World Patient Safety day by organising and successfully presenting a webinar on ​‘World Patient Safety Day: A dialogue in palliative care patient safety’​ on ​Saturday, ​17th September, 2022​. ​ ​A stellar faculty delivered an interactive and…

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Palliative Medicine

Apply for the 1 year Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Palliative Medicine Offered by Sri Aurbindo University, Indore The Sri Aurobindo University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, is inviting applications for their 1 year full time residential Post-Doctoral Fellowship program in Palliative Medicine. The program aims to empower and foster palliative medicine specialists by equipping them with clinical…

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Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, receives approval from the NMC to offer MD in Palliative Medicine

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, receives approval from the NMC to offer MD in Palliative Medicine Kerala is proud to add yet another feather to it’s cap as the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, has been approved by the National Medical Council (NMC) to offer MD in Palliative Medicine (2 seats).  The institute…

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IAPC Newsletter: September 2022

Newsletter: September 2022 Edition From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, On behalf of IAPC, I am delighted to announce the launch of several exciting training programs designed by IAPC, which aim to empower our palliative care professionals and volunteers to deliver quality palliative care to those in need. The first in this series will be…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Series 5 – Lecture 2

IAPC Academy Lecture Series 5: Training in Palliative Care Research Lecture Number: 2    Lecture Date: 29th August, 2022 Topic: Problem Identification and Concept Development Speaker: Dr Hari Sagiraju The IAPC Academy’s Online Lecture Series are delivered every Monday between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., via Zoom. Those interested to participate in the sessions, are requested to…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Series 5 – Lecture 1

IAPC Academy Lecture Series 5: Training in Palliative Care Research Lecture Number: 1    Lecture Date: 22nd August, 2022 Topic: Introduction to conducting a Systematic Review Speaker: Dr Naveen Salins The IAPC Academy’s Online Lecture Series are delivered every Monday between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., via Zoom. Those interested to participate in the sessions, are requested…

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Young minds concerted for the right approach to palliative care!

Young minds concerted for the right approach to palliative care! – Dr. Sanghamitra Bora, Guwahati Recent years have brought a global recognition to palliative care as a human right to health and as an essential component of primary care available to all. Advocacy by civil society groups and stalwarts of the discipline, have greatly catapulted…

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The moment of HOPE: a doctor’s perspective

The moment of HOPE: a doctor’s perspective – Dr. Ruparna Khurana, New Delhi Poised and serene, dignified and eloquent he sat tall and expectant on his favourite recliner number 8, with an intravenous cannula facilitating a continuous gush of cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agent named gemcitabine into his blood stream. I smiled as I realised, I could…

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