World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. It is observed on the second Saturday of October every year.
In 2020, World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) falls on October 10. This year’s theme is Palliative Care: it’s “My Care, My Comfort.“
Read more about how you can get involved: http://www.thewhpca.org/world-hospice-and-palliative-care-day
Pallium India, in collaboration with other organizations, student initiatives and volunteers, is organizing a number of activities in connection with World Hospice & Palliative Care Day.
Students Initiative in Palliative Care (SIPC) is organizing the following events:
October 1: Release of Candle Video
October 1-5: Caption Writing Contest
October 7-8: Palliative Care Quiz Competition
October 11: Talent fest, cultural programs via Zoom
October 6, 5 PM: Webinar: Role of Social Workers in Palliative Care (Organized by Pallium India, Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers (KAPS), ECHO India and Social work Students Association of Loyola college of Social Sciences, Trivandrum (SALT))
October 10, 10 AM: Virtual Get-together of Patients & Families (Contact Reshma: 8086003450)
October 10: National level awareness program organized by CSI Hospice, Attingal, for participants from 26 Indian states and Bhutan and Nepal. (Contact Babu: 9746745502)
October 10, 3PM: Announcement of Winner – Sahayatra Cover Photography Contest
October 10, 5PM: MANJUTHULLI Online Exhibition & Sale of Art (Contact: Brig. Oommen John: +91-9495124409)
You can see all our upcoming events here: https://palliumindia.org/events