Tag Archives: Palliative care in India

Physiotherapy: Improving quality of life for palliative care patients

Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre in Pune, in the state of Maharashtra in India, has provided free inpatient and home care for cancer patients and their families since 1997. Dr Mugdha Vaidya, the physiotherapist at Cipla, describes one of … Continue reading

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Joining the revolution for palliative care…

Naveen Pappachan, a sixth-form student at Wymondham College, UK. A two-week work experience placement in India has opened his heart and mind to palliative care. Naveen explains the background to his longer article that was published in the January edition … Continue reading

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Palliative care and pain relief – things are looking up in India

Harmala Gupta, Founder-President, CanSupport, New Delhi, India Palliative care is looking up in India. We are on the verge of passing an historic bill in parliament that will widen access to oral morphine by simplifying the current licensing procedures. Registered … Continue reading

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