A Very Special Summer Camp
Palliative care is a personal kind of care. It is provided in the home whenever possible. This means that the team gets to know the [...]
What is an Amusement Train Doing in a Hospital?
Here is a small train that whistles through the sprawling 16-acre cancer hospital, Cancer Centre Welfare Home & Research Institute (CCWHRI) at Thakurpukur, Kolkata. CCWHRI [...]
The “D” Word
From the Widow’s Voice (“We write about widowhood as we live it. Together we examine the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of life [...]
WHO Calls for Targeted Research on the Pharmacological Treatment of Persisting Pain in Children with Medical Illnesses
It is gratifying to note, from the latest World Health Organization’s Access and Control newsletter, that persistent pain in children is receiving international attention. One of the most painful [...]
Young Effort, But What Great Effort!
Farhin, 10, and Farhan, 8, are primary school students in Sharjah, UAE. After they and their father, Dr Shafi, heard about the difficulties faced by Kunnamkulam [...]
CanKids Capacity Building Workshop, New Delhi
CanKids, in association with INCTR and Pallium India, is holding their 2nd Capacity Building Workshop in New Delhi next week: CanKids 2nd Capacity Building Workshop [...]
The Rain Gods Helped Us! Our celebrations for World Palliative Care Day on 9th October 2010 in Trivandrum were a phenomenal success. It was raining cats [...]
A Child In Pain… A Mother’s Suffering
For those who attended the palliative care conference in Fresno last month, it was indeed a powerful experience to listen to a talk by Dianne [...]