Ramp Walkers Turn Showstoppers
During the Institute of Fashion Technology Kerala (IFTK)-organised fashion show, four people living with disabilities (PLWD), all wheelchair users, turned out to be showstoppers and drew rounds of applause from the audience with their flair and finesse.
Millions suffer without morphine access
Lack of access to opioids like morphine worldwide is leading to millions suffering preventable pain, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, a majority from low income countries.
Binod Hariharan takes over as Chairman of Pallium India Trust
Mr Binod Hariharan takes over as the Chairman of Pallium India's board of trustees. Dr M R Rajagopal, the Founder of Pallium India, has been elevated as Chairman Emeritus and will continue to guide Pallium India in its journey forward.
Two new trustees join Pallium India
Dr Soumya Swaminathan (former Chief Scientist, World Health Organization) and Dr Vijayakumar K (Honorary Secretary, Health Action by People, Trivandrum) have joined Pallium India’s Board of Trustees.
Renal Palliative Care
Pallium India organised a webinar on renal palliative care with Dr Frank Brennan.
Kuttikkootam 3-day residential summer camp for children was organised from 18th to 20th May 2023. Around 40 children participated in the camp at Jubilee Memorial Animation Centre, Thiruvananthapuram.
Integrating Palliative Care into Tuberculosis Treatment
A 5-day training programme on capacity building in palliative care in TB was held at GHTM Tambaram Chennai (TN) with Pallium India as the Education & Training Partner.
Release of Palliative Nursing Module & Self-learning Program
On 13th May, 2023, Dr Mohanan Kunnummal, Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Health Sciences, launched Essentials of Palliative Care-India (EPCI - an online Self learning module for Doctors and Nurses) and released the Palliative Care Nursing Module for B Sc Nursing.
Pallium India at the C20
Pallium India had the privilege to be invited to the C20 (Civil Society 20) engagement group of the G20 in April. We were invited to present our work as part of 20 “Udaharans” or Best Practices by Civil Society organisations in the country.