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Kulasekharam

The hands that serve are better
than the lips that pray.
September 2016
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  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
  • Patient get-together on World Palliative Care Day, October 8
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Top 5 Bollywood films about palliative care

By Jean Jacob I recently came across a top 10 list of Hollywood films about palliative care. Despite being a palliative care physician and a movie lover, there was only one movie on the list that I had even heard about. This is hardly surprising considering no one would make a summer blockbuster on such… Read More

Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care organised by Ganga Prem Hospice, Rishikesh

Let’s train ourselves in Palliative care because Death does not respect our wealth or social standing and because it’s Everyone’s Business. A lot of patients suffering from life-limiting diseases like cancer, stroke, chronic renal failure etc. can benefit from palliative care services. However, most people needing palliative care and pain relief in North India live… Read More

Goodbye, Jo. We love you.

Dr M. R. Rajagopal writes: Our dear Jo, Professor Jo Eland, is no more. She came into our lives, sprinkled love abundantly, conquered our hearts and now she is gone. She died in the morning of the 25th of September, 2016. In December 2009, she led a group of young students from Iowa to us… Read More

Life with dignity; death with dignity.

In a renewed effort to gain for all of us the right to live with dignity even with disease (and to die with dignity too), a group of people got together on 18 September 2016 at Changampuzha Mandiram, Sahitya Academy, Thrissur to discuss Government of India’s draft law for protection of terminally ill patients and… Read More

Everyone must understand pain medicines

We keep coming across patients who consume “ordinary” painkillers and get into life-threatening problems. Ibuprofen, Diclofenac, Aceclofenac, Piroxicam and many other NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) can have serious consequences if the prescribed dose is exceeded or if they are taken in situations where there is risk of kidney disease, bleeding or erosions in the stomach… Read More

Palliative Care Award 2016 for SAARC Countries Instituted by Cancer Aid Society

Cancer Aid Society invites Application/ Nominations from Doctors, Paramedical Staff and Social Workers with demonstrative leadership in the field of Palliative Care for the Cancer Patients from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. How to Apply Application can be made by filling this form online along with the references and verifiable evidences through… Read More

Vacancy: Palliative Care Physician at Pallium India, Trivandrum

Organization: Pallium India Job Title: Palliative Care Physician No. of Requirements: 1 (Nos.) Nature of Job: Permanent – Full Time Remuneration: Depends on candidates’ KSA’s Place of Job: Pallium India Trust, Arumana Hospital Building, Eanchakkal-West Fort Road, Vallakadavu P.O., Trivandrum Job Description: As a Palliative Care Physician, Provide symptom management, pain relief and supportive care… Read More

IAPCON Coimbatore 2017

The 24th International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care will be held at the CODISSIA in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu from 10 to 12 February, 2017. The conference is being jointly organised by the G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital and Coimbatore Cancer Care Foundation Trust. The aim of this conference is to “ADD VALUE”… Read More

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