October 10, 2020

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

2 responses to “World Palliative Care Day Programs”

  1. Pranab Kumar Basu says:

    To honour and celebrate the auspicious day is a need of the hour. Awareness campaign for hospice and palliative care is the main duty to support the patients with life-threatening illness who have the right to be cared and to have comfort with compassion, empathy and LOVE. Our vision is to mitigate suffering , alleviating agony of physical, emotional, social and financial, spiritual providing COMFORT during the end of life care leading to better quality of life and dignified death peacefully. The theme “My care, My comfort” means to advocate Rights of the patients to have the best care and comfort.

  2. Runa Mitra says:

    We need to take care the patients and give care and comfort. Hats off pallium India who works for patients like an angel .