India shows itself in poor light in healthcare – especially in relation to the pandemic
India, ranked 129 out of 158 countries in the Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index by Oxfam, spent just 4% of its budget on health going into the pandemic -- fourth lowest in the world.
Sahayatra Photography contest 2020 winners
Sahayatra photography contest winners were announced by Pallium India on October 10, 2020 during the World palliative care day get-together.
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 [...]
e-Manjuthulli: Online Art Exhibition & Sale to raise funds for children’s education
‘Manjuthulli’ art exhibition and sale will be inaugurated by Shri Mammootty Inauguration: 5PM, October 10, 2020 Pallium India organizes its first ever virtual art exhibition [...]
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 [...]
Congratulations, Dr Sushma Bhatnagar and IAPC team
An important initiative was launched on 29 June 2020 by the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC). There are three institutions offering a postgraduate degree [...]