‘Palliative Medicine Reports’ indexed in PubMed Central
Rabindranath Tagore prayed for a world 'where knowledge is free'. The realities in the medical world are almost the opposite.
Thank you, Dr Jerard M. Selvam and NHM Tamilnadu
Dr Jerard M Selvam, Additional Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Tamil Nadu, visited Pallium India, Trivandrum.
Serious health-related suffering and palliative care in South Asian countries
South Asia, with a population of 1.79 billion, has close to 9.9 million individuals experiencing serious health-related suffering (SHS). South Asia accounts for 10.23% of the world's cancer incidence.
The World remembers Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
8 July 2021 was Dr Elisabeth Kübler-Ross' birthday. Pallium India organized an event to commemorate the day.
SMS Medical College, Jaipur starts MD in Palliative Medicine
SMS Medical College, Jaipur has received approval from National Medical Commission to start MD in Palliative Medicine.
MD Palliative Medicine in KMC, Manipal
Department of Palliative Medicine at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal has obtained permission from National Medical Commission to start MD Palliative Medicine course (two seats per year) starting in 2021.
Lessons from PAHO
The Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO), the regional office of WHO, has recently published Regulatory System Strengthening in the Americas: Lessons Learned from the National Regulatory Authorities of Regional Reference.
Cervical cancer in India
Smriti Rana and Dr M R Rajagopal from Pallium India joined the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and WHO to discuss the issue of cervical cancer with the aim to seek solutions.
Pallium India has launched a national helpline for palliative care consultation. +91 860 688 4889