We are not sure who learned more – the faculty or the trainees! What enthusiasm! They fill us with hope.
Pallium India is proud to have had the chance to work with two of them – Ms Afsan Bhadelia and Ms Neha Tripathi. Well done, friends.
Last date to apply: 11 December 2015
Title: Medical Officer
Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland
Duration of Contract: 1 year
Organization unit: HQ/HIS Health Systems and Innovation (HQ/HIS) / HQ/SDS Service Delivery and Safety (HQ/SDS)
Essential: Advanced university degree in medicine or related field and a formal post graduate qualification in palliative care.
Desirable: Degree in public health.
Essential: At least ten years’ experience in palliative care.
Desirable: Experience of working with international organizations.
For more details and to apply, please visit WHO e-Recruitment – Medical Officer
In the report, titled “War on drugs means millions are needlessly dying in pain“, the three experts argue that “where you are born should not be a determining factor in whether you are forced to live with avoidable pain in the event of illness.”
The report adds, “The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Model Lists of Essential Medicines provides the minimum that governments should provide to people in need, including morphine, buprenorphine and methadone. These controlled medicines should be accessible, affordable and available through mechanisms that are acceptable to the people in need.”
Anand Grover and Lawyers’ Collective which he heads, and his colleague Tripti Tandon have been working shoulder to shoulder with Pallium India in the Amendment of NDPS Act and its follow up.
On the 17th and 18th of November, 2015, strategists, advocacy experts and palliative care workers from all over the world, about 25 people, met in New York. The meeting’s mission: to discuss the relevance and way forward as far as palliative care advocacy was concerned.
Many of the expert presentations were eye-openers for the rest of the participants. We are so glad that Open Society Foundation (OSF) is taking this leadership in advocacy in palliative care. Looking back, it is easy to see that inadequate advocacy has been a major shortcoming, limiting global development of palliative care to the present level.
Thank you, OSF!