Volunteering: Evolving by touching lives

Volunteering: Evolving by touching lives – Dr. K. V. Ganpathy, Mumbai Context: Mr Ananth (name changed), the sole breadwinner in his family, was a Mathematics teacher by profession. He was referred to the Department of Palliative Medicine with relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). He was well aware of his prognosis and was accompanied by his…

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Autistic Pride Day, 18 June, 2021

Globally, Autistic Pride Day is celebrated on June 18 every year. On this occasion we present to you two very interesting articles that highlight how integrating the elements of palliative care help improve the quality of life of autistic individuals and their families. Autism Spectrum Disorder and It’s Management – Dr. Procheta Mahanta, Assam Don…

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Covid-19 Pandemic and Mental Health

Covid-19 pandemic and Mental Health: Experiences of Organising Services at a Mental Health Care Institution A monograph by AIIMS, New Delhi The Department of Psychiatry & National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has published a monograph ‘Covid-19 pandemic and Mental Health: Experiences of Organising Services at a…

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