International Update on Pain Management and Palliative Care Advances 2016

The International Update on Pain Management and Palliative Care Advances 2016, is being organized by the Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences and the Indian Medical Association on 25-26 June 2016.

For the first time In Uttarakhand an Opioid workshop will be conducted by Dr Sushma Bhatnagar (AIIMS, New Delhi) and Dr M R Rajagopal (Pallium India, Kerala) to explain in details the NDPS Rules, Its amendment, procedure to obtain Recognized Medical Institution (RMI) status for procuring and dispensing opioids etc. on 25 th June followed by a day long conference on 26th June 2016.

Considering the palliative care services in India, the theme of the update has been kept as “Palliative Care-Everyone’s business” and “Pain Relief-A Fundamental Human right“. The scientific program has been tailored to update everyone on the recent advances in the field of Pain and Palliative Medicine.

Many distinguished pain and Palliative care physicians from both India and Abroad like Dr M R Rajagopal (Pallium India, Kerala), Dr Sushma Bhatnagar (AIIMS, Delhi), Dr Anjum Khan Joad (Jaipur), Dr Gautam Das (Daradia, Kolkata), Dr Brenda Ward (England), Dr Ann Thyle (Delhi), Dr Abir Doger (England) and Dr Savita Butola (Jalandar) are participating in the upcoming update to share their expertise and path breaking ideas.

This is the first of its kind update in India seeking Integration of Pain and Palliative Medicine where the pioneers in their respective fields will discuss the most recent developments and guidelines pertaining to multidisciplinary pain management (both cancer and non-cancer) and palliative medicine. The registration amount has been kept to a minimum (Rs 1000 and Rs 500 for postgraduate students) so as to make it affordable and pocket friendly to everyone.

This academic feast will stimulate a creative exchange of ideas and will be personally rewarding to everyone. Do not miss this opportunity to attend this mega event in the very beautiful city  of Dehradun at the foothills of Shivaliks in June, 2016.

The Scientific Program will be followed by a banquet and cultural night.

For more details, please visit: http://www.sgrrmc.com/iuppca2016

Hippocratic film screening in the Macedon Ranges, at Baringo, Gisborne, Saturday 21st October

APLI joins other host organisations across Australia in hosting Dr MR Rajagopal and Hippocratic, the biographical documentary about the life and work of this inspirational leader in palliative care.

We are hosting this event at Baringo, a local cinema and restaurant complex, Gisborne, as a fund and awareness raising event for Pallium India.

Tickets are limited to 30 people due to the size of the cinema.

Odette Spruyt, Hamrahi Coordinator, APLI.

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