Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS) is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Training and Policy on Access to Pain Relief.

TIPS has been training medical professionals in Palliative Care since 2007. 

Courses we offer:


Scholarships available for six weeks certification courses

The Indo American Cancer Association, in association with Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences, is offering scholarships to practising doctors and nurses, who are interested in learning fundamentals of Palliative Care. The scholarships are offered to 50 most deserving candidates every year, for the following courses:

  • 6 weeks Certificate Course in Palliative Medicine
  • 6 weeks Certificate Course in Palliative Nursing

Please contact the respective training-in-charge for application details:

Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences, Trivandrum

For any assistance or queries, please contact:
Sr. Sheeba Shaju
education@palliumindia.org
+91 8589998760

The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad

Dr Priti R. Sanghavi
palliumindia.gcri@gmail.com
9825420656

St John’s Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru

Dr. Subash Tarey
tareys@gmail.com
9611254738

CanSupport, New Delhi

Dr. Ravinder Mohan
info@cansupport.org
011-26102851 

MNJIO and Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad

Dr Gayatri Palat, Ms Vineela Rapelli
mnj.palliative@gmail.com
9177238901

Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Dr Akanshah Chodankar
pallmeded75@gmail.com
9730497657

Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre, Pune

Dr. Manjiri Dighe
manjiri.dighe@ciplacare.com
9423009557, 020-25231130/31

BMCHRC, Jaipur 

Dr. Anjum Khan
palliumjaipur@gmail.com
0141-5107777

Certificate Course in Palliative Care (CCPC)  

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS), a WHO collaborative centre for training and policy on Access to Pain Relief under Pallium India have partnered together to develop a Certificate Course in Palliative Care (CCPC)  for doctors. The pilot project will be launched in collaboration with the Madhya Pradesh Government in 2020.