World Kidney Day: March 14th

Report by Mr. Suresh T. P., Zonal member, IAPC

On the occasion of World Kidney Day, the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Mangolpuri, Delhi in association with DNipCare held a Symposium on Palliative Care at 1.30 PM on Thursday, 14th March 2019. Dr. Renu Manchanda, Training Coordinator of the hospital presided over the function.

The speakers were:Dr. Anjana Saxena, Deputy Commissioner (Retd.), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India – Palliative Care Medical perspective with special emphasis on patients suffering from CKD.

Dr. Saveena Raheja, In Charge, Palliative Pain Clinic, VMMC and Safdarjang Hospital, N. Delhi – on Palliative Care – Institutional approach & Pain Clinic.

Dr. (Prof.) Madhu Dayal, Palliative Pain Clinic, VMMC and Safdarjang Hospital – on Pain Management.

Sr. Hanife Mac Gamwell, Palliative Care Nurse Specialist on Communication and Breaking Bad News.

K. V. Hamza, Gen. Secretary, DNipCare – on Community based Palliative Care.

Mr. Suresh Thaliyari, Secretary DNipCare and Mrs. Geeta Jeewan, Technical Supervisor Blood Bank coordinated the program.

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