India court admits plea to end life of rape victim
The public, as well as the medical and legal professions, continue to be confused about the distinction between euthanasia and withdrawal of life support in [...]
University of Iowa-Pallium India course on Palliative Care.
Pallium India joins hands with the Department of Geography at the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at University of Iowa, USA to conduct a [...]
Tom Middlemiss in British Pain News
Dr Tom Middlemiss, a palliative care physician from the UK, had done eight months of voluntary work with us in Trivandrum and ended it in [...]
Oral Morphine reaches Manipur!
Good news! Oral morphine enters another virgin state! Dr Jaichand Singh from Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur informs that all the licences are [...]
New York Times reports on India’s problem with Opioid availability.
The New York Times has come out with an article detailing the opioid availability problem in the country. It also describes the journalist’s interview with [...]
Beta-testing of EPEC-India curriculum
Thanks to the initiative of Dr Vivek Khemka from New Jersey, Pallium India and the Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care (EPEC) program at Northwestern [...]
Palliative experts happy over methadone nod
Saturday August 4 2007 11:51 IST CUTTACK: The recent announcement of the Union Health Minister Ambumoni Ramadoss approving use of methadone, an opioid and a [...]
President of IAPC writes to Government about Methadone
This newspaper report gives the story of intervention by Dr. Sukdev Nayak, president of Indian Association of Palliative Care seeking approval of methadone for use [...]
7th International Conference on Pain and Chemical Dependency
The 7th International Conference on Pain and Chemical Dependency, was held June 21-24, 2007 in Manhattan, New York. The International Association of Pain and Chemical [...]