Dr Cynthia Goh, the palliative care pioneer of Asia Pacific countries and a global leader of palliative care, sadly died in the evening of the 13th February 2022.
‘Conquering Cancer’ – an eye-opener
On World Cancer Day, 4th of February, 2022, Pallium India joined hands with the Australia-based film production house, Moonshine Agency, to screen their documentary “Conquering Cancer”.
Screening of the movie “Conquering Cancer” on World Cancer Day: 4 February 2022
Pallium India organizes the screening of "Conquering Cancer" a film by Moonshine Agency, on February 4, 2022 at 5:30PM IST. Register now.
Lancet Commission on the Value of Death
The Lancet Commission's report which will be published on 01 February 2022 calls on healthcare systems, governments, civil society organisations to confront the current status of end-of-life care and turn it around to something that brings back the involvement of the community.
Quality of death index
Eric A. Finkelstein and colleagues have published a cross-country comparison of expert assessments of the quality of death and dying. India is 59th among 81 countries studied.
“It is the people, the people, the people.”
Community participation and empowerment is an important best buy for achieving equitable, people-led health care and palliative care.
New training manuals for a palliative care revolution in India
The National Health System Resource Centre (NHSRC) of Government of India, in a massive fast-pace effort has created training materials to reach 50,000 family wellness centres at the national level.
Palliative Care in Nagaland
Currently there is no State Palliative Care Policy in Nagaland but it is encouraging to see that a group of committed palliative care doctors have come together to provide palliative care services using the locally available resources. Report by Pallium India's State Facilitation team.
The Year that was…
Pallium India - the year that was 2021. The achievements, the milestones, the little steps we took as a team, in our mission to alleviate health related suffering.