Dr. Satendra Singh, a friend of Pallium India, was among the 25 participants to represent Palliative Care at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon held on 20th October 2019. Dr. Satendra, an Associate Professor of Physiology at University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi, is the first ever Indian to win the prestigious Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards given to extraordinary leaders in global disability community.
Among the runners were Dr. Girish Tyagi (President of Delhi Medical Association and Secretary of Delhi Medical Council), students of University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, employees from ICMR, Safdarjung Hospital to name a few. Around 40,000 people participated in the event with the aim of supporting various causes.
The participants expressed satisfaction and excitement at the opportunity to run for a noble cause like palliative care and were determined to work more towards improving access to Palliative Care in whichever way they can.
Pallium India was supported in the Airtel Half Marathon 2019 by Power Grid India.