Project Hamrahi-Patna 2015

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Project Hamrahi 2013 Tripura Regional Cancer Centre

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Project Hamrahi report-Lakshadweep 2016

[gview file="http://apli.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Lakshadweep-2016-V2-final-clean.docx"] [caption id="attachment_2139" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Chairman, Thanal Lakshadweep, with senior nurse, Ahammed Khafi, who was awarded the Florence Nightingale National Award 2017.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2142" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Lakshadweep November, 2016Sarah Sophia, with ...

Project Hamrahi in Ambala, Haryana February 2017

It was a dark and stormy night. It wasn’t really, it was a dark and foggy morning and we were at the wrong gate of New Delhi railway station. The ...

Collaboration, Community & The Cachar Cancer Centre

In November of last year I had the privilege of returning to Silchar and visit our friends at the Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. The team from the previous ...

Silk Saris, Supportive Community and Self-reflection

Coimbatore in western Tamil Nadu is perhaps one of the cleanest cities I have visited in India, and the opening of the Conference shed some light on this phenomenon-   the ...

2015 Return to the Valley: Cachar Cancer Centre, Silchar, Assam, India

Cachar 1The visit made in December 2015 was the third visit to Cachar Cancer Centre undertaken by members of APLI in the last three years. The visits have been part of ...

Palliative care for people with advanced illness

“Palliative Care is the health system platform for all countries” - Dr Simon Sutcliffe, IAPCON, 2105 There is widespread recognition of the importance of palliative care, with major advances in policy and ...

Palliative care in Patna, Bihar, India

To date, this remains poorly developed, despite efforts of Dr Rajesh Singh and colleagues at the Regional Cancer Centre, to raise awareness of palliative care and promote developments at the ...

Agartala Leadership Workshop, Feb2015

Agartala Leadership Workshop Author : David MacKintosh In November 2014, for Chris and Wendy, it was to be their third and second support visits respectively, to the Regional Cancer Centre in Agartala, ...

Presentation of Palliative Care Centre, Thanal Society, Lakshadweep

Hamrahi news: Presentation of Palliative Care Centre, Thanal Society, Lakshadweep http://ow.ly/Fzh2e http://ow.ly/Fzh6r http://ow.ly/Fzhcm

Thanal Charitable Organization Nursing Excellence Award 2014

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Lakshadweep 2013 Lam, Rose

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Cachar Cancer Centre 2013 Brumley

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Project Hamrahi – Silchar, Assam

Silchar-Assam2February, 2012 Participants Cachar Cancer Centre Iqbal Bahar – Palliative Care Specialist, Cachar Cancer Centre, India Sarita Chetri – Nursing Team Leader in Palliative Care, Cachar Cancer Centre Ravi Kannan – Director of Hospital, Cachar ...

Project Hamrahi – Pushpagiri, Kerala

Pushpagiri-Kerala1October 2010 Participants Pushpagiri Palliative Care Service Dr Thampi Thomas (Medical Director of Unit) Dr Jacob, volunteer and physician APLI Dr Sok-Hui Goh Dr Andrew Goh Pallium India Prof. Rajagopal, Chairman and Founder Summary The Pain and Palliative Care Society, Pushpagiri ...

Project Hamrahi – Jamshedpur, Jharkhand November 2011

Jamshedpur-Jharkhand2November, 2011 Second visit to Jamshedpur, Jharkhand Participants Palcare India Project Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital Dr Master, Medical Director Dr Urmila Patel, Senior Medical Officer  ** Ms Sunita Ekka, Staff Nurse, Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital Tata Main Hospital Dr ...

Project Hamrahi – Jamshedpur, Jharkhand November 2010

Jamshedpur-Jharkhand1November 29 to December 4 2010 Participants PalCare India Project Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital Dr Master, Medical Director Dr Urmila Patel, Senior Medical Officer  ** Ms Sunita Ekka, Staff Nurse, Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital Tata Main Hospital Dr ...

Project Hamrahi – Patna, Bihar March 2012

gyne-ward-round-comfortingMarch 2012 Participants: IGIMS, Patna Dr Rajesh Singh, Oncologist & Palliative Care, IGIMS, Patna Dr Vinod Verma, Anaesthetist & Palliative Care, IGIMS, Patna Ms Sujita, ICU nurse & Palliative Care, IGIMS, Patna Australasian Palliative Care International Dr ...

Project Hamrahi – Patna, Bihar July, 2010

helpers-accomodation-150x150July, 2010 Participants: IGIMS, Patna Dr. Vinod Verma. Palliative Care Consultant IGIMS Australasian Palliative Care International Dr Odette Spruyt. Palliative Care Consultant PMCC. Pallium India Professor Rajagopal, Chairman Summary This visit was a follow-up to a project led by ...

Hippocratic film applauded across Australia

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With only one city remaining in the Australian launch of the biographical documentary, Hippocratic, it is clear that the film has had great impact here.

One important feature has been the opportunity for Q&A after the movie, where audience members have a chance to delve deeper into the issues raised in the film, such as trying to understand the distressing ongoing shortage of morphine, an essential medication in pain management, a shortage that affects over 80% of the world’s population.

This issue alone should galvanise us to action, to demand change and accountability. However, long time advocates in this field know only too well how difficult it is to bring about change and improvements here.

Films such as Hippocratic are too few and APLI thanks Moonshine Movies for their commitment to contributing to change in a creative and positive way.


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