Giant leap in palliative care education in India.
From this year, the number of seats for post graduate education in palliative care in India rises to 23 (14 for MD and 9 for DNB – Diplomate of National Board of Examinations – a new course being sanctioned this month).
United Nations University and IAHPC webinar on 7th October
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health and the International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC) organize a webinar on October 7 at 11.30 AM titled "Palliative Care and Health Systems: A Multistakeholder dialogue between countries at different levels of integration".
Obituary: Mr Keshav Desiraju
Pallium India is deeply saddened by the death of Mr Keshav Desiraju, former Principal Secretary of Government of India, grandson of the first vice-president of India Dr S Radhakrishnan and a trustee of Pallium India. He died following a heart attack, on September 5, 2021.
Three events on Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’ death anniversary
Three events on Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s death anniversary, August 24, organized by Pallium India, IAPC Kerala and ICMR Bioethics NCDIR. Register now.
Congratulations, Dr Naveen Salins
Congratulations to Dr. Naveen Salins, Professor & Head of Palliative Medicine at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal for being conferred the position of Honorary Professor of Medicine at Cardiff University, UK.
Training in pain management and eligibility for “Recognised Medical Institutions” for morphine
The Drugs Controller of Kerala has published an order making online training adequate for a doctor to be in charge of stocking and dispensing morphine and other step 3 opioids in any recognised medical institution.
PHFI Certificate Course concludes
On the 27th of March, we concluded the first season of the Certificate Course in Palliative Care, in collaboration with the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).
IAPCON 2021 goes online – a novel experience
The 28th annual international conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2021) was held from 19th to 21st of March 2021 at AIIMS Patna. Dr Arjun reports.
Great news! Palliative care guidelines from National Cancer Grid
20 clinical practice guidelines relating to palliative care have been uploaded on the National Cancer Grid (NCG) webpage.