Other Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars to attend Kasturba Hospital’s ‘Open House Discussion with the Experts’ on 4th March, 2022

The Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, is conducting an open house discussion with renowned experts on complex issues impacting the delivery of quality services.

An eminent and stellar panel represented by Dr Rajkumar Mani (Director of Clinical Services, and Head, Critical Care Services and Pulmonology, Yashoda Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi), Dr Rajesh Mohan Shetty (Chief, Clinical Services, and Head, Department of Critical Care Medicine,  Manipal Hospital Whitefield, Bengaluru), Dr Roop Gursahani (Senior Consultant, Neurologist and Epileptologist, PD Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai), Dr Srinagesh Simha (Medical Director, Karunashraya, Bengaluru) and Dr Dhvani Mehta (Lead, Health, Vidhi Center for Legal Policy, New Delhi), will discuss topics such as High-risk discharge against Medical Advice, Critical Care Review Board, and the legality of withholding or withdrawing life sustaining treatments.  

The open house discussion is slated to be held on Friday, 4th March, 2022, between 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please click here to view a live stream of the event.


Register for the webinar, ‘Change the Ending: Cervical Cancer – Perspectives on Prevention and Palliative Care’, scheduled for 8th March, 2022

Pallium India and CAPED India are organizing a webinar, ‘Change the Ending: Cervical Cancer – Perspectives on Prevention and Palliative Care’ on Tuesday, 8th March, 2022, between 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. (IST) to commemorate International Women’s Day.

The webinar will be regarding cervical cancer and aims to shed light on questions such as, ‘Is cervical cancer a sexually transmitted disease?’, ‘What can men do to prevent cervical cancer?’, and ‘Cervical cancer is the only cancer that is 100% preventable. How can we do it?’ and much more.

The panelists for the virtual webinar will include Ms Mridu Gupta (Founder CAPED India, Leader of Sankalp, Nullife Foundation, Shikshanjali Edu Tech), Dr. Gopukrishnan Pillai (Palliative Care Physician, Senior Public Health Specialist, Swasti Health Catalyst), Navika Harshe (Co-founder A-id, Economist, Research Fellow, Pallium India) and Sangeeta Gupta (Educator, Editor, Content developer and Cervical Cancer Survivor) and will be moderated by Ms Smriti Rana (Head – Strategic Programmes and Partnerships, Pallium India).  

Click here to register for the webinar and show your support to eliminate cervical cancer.


Register for the Cardio Oncology Lecture series from the Global Cancer Consortium

The Global Cancer Consortium comprising 5 institutions (the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Tata Memorial Centre, Saroj Gupta Cancer Institute Kolkata, Mayo Clinic and Markey Cancer Centre) presents the Supportive Care in Oncology Lecture Series this year. The organizers opine that Supportive Care is an integral aspect of palliative medicine which would facilitate in broadening the horizons of palliative care, especially for students of MD and DNB Palliative Medicine.

Registrations are free, and are currently open for the session scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m. (IST) on 10th March 2022.

Please note that registrations are mandatory due to the limited availability in seats.

Hurry and register to claim your spot now!


Submit proposals for the EAPC’s, 18th World Congress 2023’s Parallel Sessions, before 15th March, 2022

The EAPC Board and the Co-Chairs of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Scientific Committee World Congress 2023, Prof. Dr. Sandra Martins Pereira and Prof. Dr. Agnes Csikós, are seeking proposals for themed Parallel Sessions from individuals, EAPC Task Forces, European Research Projects and other groups who are interested in presenting at the #EAPC2023.

The theme of the Congress ‘Equity and Diversity in Palliative Care’ aims to draw attention to the utmost need and goal of creating equity of fair access, opportunity, and advancement in palliative care for all people in need of this care.

The congress is scheduled to be held between Wednesday, 15th June to Friday, 17th June, 2023, at Netherlands.

Please click here for further details about this. Do note that submissions are due by Tuesday, 15th March, 2022.


Register for the Psycho-oncology TeleECHO Education Program II, before 18th March, 2022

The Department of Psycho-oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai and ECHO India, have jointly launched the virtual 2nd Psycho-oncology TeleECHO Educational Programme which is scheduled to begin from Friday, 25th March 2022.

The virtual programme will be offered free of cost and will be delivered biweekly, every alternate Friday, between 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The course aims to improve outcomes by reducing variations in the process of psychosocial cancer care by sharing best practices and case based learning across the country.

The course organizers invite Psycho-oncologists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social workers, Palliative Care professionals and other health care professionals who are working in or undertaking research to join the programme.

Hurry and register for these informative courses by emailing your expression of interest to echocipsyonc@gmail.com.


Register for the GIPPEC’s virtual, free symposium, on ‘The Soul of Medicine in the Last Year of Life: Novel Solutions to Palliative Care Access Across Economic and Cultural Divides’

The Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End of Life Care (GIPPEC), is organising a multi-disciplinary symposium ‘The Soul of Medicine in the Last Year of Life: Novel Solutions to Palliative Care Access Across Economic and Cultural Divides’, on three half days, on the 10th, the 17th and the 23rd of March, 2022, between 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. IST.

The symposium will focus on solutions to optimize the balance between biomedicine and the humanistic and culturally sensitive care of individuals with advanced disease or at the end-of-life care, with expert speakers aiming to address the power and limits of health policy, Integration of palliative care into universal health coverage: aspirations and evidence, and changing the culture of public health, and biomedicine and communities and identifying novel and feasible solutions across economic and cultural divides.

Please click here for further information and to register for the symposium