Pallicovid ECHO: ‘a wealth of wisdom’
PalliCovid ECHO virtual sessions are designed to capacitate health-workers in alleviating Serious Health-related Suffering of the patient and their family. The training also equips health workers to manage work related stress.
World Palliative Care Day Programs
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) falls on October 10, 2020. This year's theme is Palliative Care: it's "My Care, My Comfort." Pallium India, in collaboration with other organizations, student initiatives and volunteers, is organizing a number of activities.
Taking Flight – with Udaan 2020
Pallium India and Project Management Institute organized a virtual get-together for the children of patients who receive palliative care. The program was titled "Udaan 2020".
Sahayatra Digital Photography contest – shortlist
Announcing the shortlist for Sahayatra Digital Photography Contest. Vote for your favourite photo. The overall winner will be announced on Oct 10, 2020.
Medical Council of India recognizes role of Palliative Care in Pandemics
Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Professor – Community Medicine, Pramukh Swami Medical College, Anand, Gujarat writes: The Covid 19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that [...]
When silence and touch become awkward…
“When silence and touch becomes awkward (as with PPE), use of empathetic words become vital.” Drawing from their experience with managing people with Covid-19, Dr [...]
LIVE discussion: Why we need to talk about Death and Grieving
The coronavirus outbreak has put death at the forefront but conversations about grief, death or impending death are considered inauspicious in many societies. To promote [...]
A tale of two springs
“A young Border Security Force employee with just 2 years of service, has brought in his father, terminally ill with cancer and in terrible pain. [...]
Obituary: Kimberley St John
In 2019, we had the wonderful experience of a week-long visit from one very special person from London – nurse Kimberley St John. It was [...]