National Standards

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Download PDF: Publication in Indian Journal of Palliative Care on Minimum Standards

(This can also be viewed from the IJPC website.)

National Standards for Palliative Care

Document Prepared by Working Group on Palliative Care Standards – Annual International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) Kochi, Kerala; 7-10 February 2008.


Part 1

1) Background

a) The relevance of palliative care.
b) Palliative care in India.
c) Need for palliative care standards.
d) About the working group.
e) Future course of action.
f) Acknowledgments.

Part 2

2) Essential and desirable standards.
3) Standards Audit Tool.