“Palliative care is emerging as a viable option for students looking for careers in healthcare,” writes The Hindu Education Plus dated November 7, 2016.
The article goes on to describe the need and scope of palliative care in India: “The number of patients needing it is currently estimated to be around six million annually. Given the specialisation of skill and professional expertise required to administer palliative care, the industry is expected to grow at approximately 20-25 percent in the near future.”
The institutions where courses are offered include Tata Hospital in Mumbai, TIPS in Thiruvananthapuram, MNJIORCC in Hyderabad, BMCHRC in Jaipur and GCRI in Ahmedabad. Read the complete article in The Hindu.