Dr Jim Cleary, Director of WHOCC, Madison-Wisconsin, and Dr Stephen Connor, senior executive of Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA) worked with us on visits to Government officials at Delhi. We met Shri Desiraju, the new Health Secretary, Dr Jagdish Prasad, the Director General of Health Services and Dr Sudhir Gupta, the Deputy Director General of Health Services who were readily sympathetic to the needs presented by us. And Dr Srivastava, the Secretary of the Medical Council of India as well as Dr. Josephine Littleflower, the nursing officer at the ministry of Health and Family Welfare agreed to do all they can to include palliative care in undergraduate medical and nursing curricula.
Pallium India participates in Global Sessions
On 26 May 2020, Ms.Sherin Wilfred and Ms. Bincy Babu, Medical Social Workers of Pallium India, got the opportunity to participate in the Global Sessions [...]
Petition to modify the telemedicine practice guidelines
Please sign this petition from IAPC to MCI Board of Governors requesting modification to the Telemedicine Practice Guidelines issued on 25 March 2020. The Telemedicine [...]
The value of our Committee for Applied Ethics
We know that several palliative care centres are struggling with various ethical issues in relation to patient care in the context of the COVID crisis. [...]