At this moment, over a million people in India are in unimaginable pain. We refuse to look the other way. We choose to hear the cry, and to do what we can.
Please join us. Your help is needed.

Thank you Dr Cynthia Goh and Mr Weng Wai

2014 August 27

Professor Cynthia Goh, chairman, and Mr Weng Wai, Executive Officer of of Asia Pacific Hospice Network visited Pallium India on the 25th and 26th of August 2014. They joined palliative care teams on home visits, inpatient rounds and on outpatient clinics and had detailed discussions about palliative care delivery in India and about future collaboration.

Here is a report from the Times of India.
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Pallium India’s Sangeetha Sandhya 2014

2014 August 27

M JayachandranPallium India is organizing a musical event ‘Sangeetha Sandhya 2014’ in Trivandrum on World Palliative Care Day, 11 October 2014.

Renowned music director and singer, Sri M. Jayachandran and his team of artistes are conducting this event to support Pallium India in its efforts to help the millions of patients and families who are in need of pain relief and palliative care.

Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world and is observed on the second Saturday of October every year, all over the world. The theme for this year’s World Palliative Care Day is ‘Achieving universal coverage of palliative care: Who cares? We do!’

We invite you all to be a part of this event.

Date: 11 Oct, 2014
Venue: Al-Saj Convention Centre, Kazhakoottam, Thiruvananthapuram
Time : 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Health fair on Healthy Aging and End-of-life care issues in Milpitas, CA.

2014 August 26

Pallium India-USA and India Community Center are having a health fair on Healthy Aging and End-of-life care issues on Sunday 14 September 2 PM to 5 PM at the India Community Center at Milpitas, California. Fifteen healthcare organizations are participating in the fair, featuring topics like how to have a healthy happy heart, values/choices in healthy aging and planning for life’s challenges, as well as interactive discussions with experts on health care directives. If you are in the northern California, we hope you can attend.

Venue: India Community Center at Milpitas, California
Date & Time: Sunday 14 September 2 PM to 5 PM

Here is the flyer.

Pallium India is Hiring

2014 August 22

We are looking for doctors (MBBS) with a passion to learn  and a heart to serve, to join our palliative care team at Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS) at Arumana Hospital, Trivandrum.
 
TIPS  is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Policy on Access to Pain Relief and a premier Palliative care Training institute in the country.
 
Interested candidates please send your resume to aneeja@palliumindia.org. For more details, please call 9746745501 or write to us.
 
For more openings, visit our Careers page.

Morphine donation from Rusan Pharma

2014 August 22

Rusan Pharma Ltd., Mumbai, informs that they wish to donate Morphine 30mg (immediate release) tablets to NGOs for needy patients. There are 15,000 strips of 10 tablets each (with expiry date Nov ’14). Needless to say, the recipient institution must have all the required licenses.

For more details, write to: priti@rhcpl.com or call: +919930465175.

Please spread the word so that it reaches those who need it for pain relief, as soon as possible. Thank you!