Embracing Compassion: The Imperative Need for Palliative Care for Leprosy Patients

Embracing Compassion: The Imperative Need for Palliative Care for Leprosy Patients – Ms Y Shailaja, Jamshedpur Ms Lata (name changed), W/o Mr Rajesh (name changed), was a leprosy affected person with a 50% disability due to leprosy. On 6th March, 2023, she fell down and fractured her right femur. She was taken to MGM Medical…

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A Shift in Perspective: Understanding Pain in Palliative Care

A Shift in Perspective: Understanding Pain in Palliative Care – Dr Sidhulal K, Kozhikode In the world of palliative care, pain is an unwelcome but an ever-present companion. It’s a silent scream, a relentless shadow that envelops the lives of those battling terminal illnesses. Within the delicate ecosystem of this field, the role of healthcare…

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The Beautiful Journey of a Nurse: Touching Lives with Compassion

The Beautiful Journey of a Nurse: Touching Lives with Compassion – Lt Col Lovely Antony (Retd), Kozhikode As a small child, I dreamt of becoming a soldier, but a different calling tugged at my heartstrings as I grew older. I wanted to be a nurse, a beacon of hope and healing in people’s lives. This…

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The Healing Power of Presence: A simple act of sitting beside a patient

The Healing Power of Presence: A simple act of sitting beside a patient – Dr Kamalakar, Hyderabad In a place where time seems to stand still, where life and death dance in a delicate balance, the presence of a physician can make a world of difference for the patient and their caregivers. I believe that…

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