Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_styles() expected to be a reference, value given in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 580

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_scripts() expected to be a reference, value given in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 580

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /homepages/10/d191766214/htdocs/pallium/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Pallium

Kulasekharam

May 2018
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Archives

IAHPC Free Membership to Postgraduate students

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is offering a one-year free membership to students of qualifying institutions who are currently enrolled in a palliative care post-graduate program for any health-related field (Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social work, Pharmacy, Spiritual Care, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, etc.) leading to a formal degree (Diploma, Masters, PhD, Specialist training, and… Read More

Congratulations, dear Zippy.

Dr Zipporah Ali, the palliative care pioneer in Kenya, received the Women4Africa International Humanitarian Award at the Women4Africa award event held in London recently. The award is in recognition of all the palliative care providers in Africa and across the globe and the many patients (and their families) who deserve better quality of life. Hearty… Read More

Until I became a patient…

Any doctor might become a different doctor if they go through the experience of a patient, despite the special privileges that they may get in their own hospital. Read the experience shared by Dr Marc B. Garnick in his article, Filling in the Gaps – the agony of looking at his own image on a… Read More

Goodbye, dear Lini

Nurse Lini Sajeesh from Perambra gave up her life in the service of the sick and ailing. It was the first outbreak of an endemic of an hitherto unknown virus – the Nipah virus. For Lini, it must have been just another patient with fever. She nursed him with compassion; she clearly was close enough… Read More

What a gift! Thank you, Dr Frank Ferris and LDI team.

The leadership development initiative (LDI) led by Dr Frank Ferris and colleagues was an epoch-making part of global palliative care history. From various parts of the Global South, 39 leaders got trained by this innovative programme. All the proceedings are now available for free access online at http://www.ipcrc.net/ldi-curriculum-overview.php You will find an overview of LDI… Read More

The BBC on lack of palliative care in India

“A chronic lack of opioid drugs leaves millions of people throughout the developing world to live and die in unrelenting, excruciating pain. It is a particularly bitter irony in India, which historically had the world’s biggest legal opium poppy industry.” Listen to the broadcast by BBC World Service on the lack of opioids and access… Read More

See the person, not just the scans

There seems to be a “caste system” among symptoms too. What can be detected by an MRI scan gets attention. Not simple things like constipation. Obstinate constipation kills. “My brother, a cancer patient was brought here from a private hospital in Pattom with swollen abdomen; the doctors there said his kidney is down but the… Read More

Pallium India office is shifting

Pallium India is shifting its clinic & office to Vattappara, Thiruvananthapuram by the end of this month (May, 2018). Please note the new address. PMS College of Dental Science and Research Campus, Golden Hills, Venkode P.O. Vattappara, Thiruvananthapuram. For more information, please contact Babu Abraham (9746745502) or Information Centre (9746745497). Source: Pallium Kulasekharam

NHM Tamil Nadu is all set!

Tamil Nadu is putting all its efforts to integrate palliative care into their healthcare system. They are now training their nurses from five districts. These nurses, being the most vital members in a multidisciplinary team, are here at our Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS) for the six weeks course which began on May 15.… Read More