Upcoming Activities in Ernakulam District


ERNAKULAM CONSORTIUM HOSTS
SANTHWANA SANGAMAM



We have immense pleasure to announce that the Consortium of Pain and Palliative Care Units in Ernakulam District has been privileged to host the Annual Volunteers’ State Meet of Indian Association of Palliative Care Kerala on 8th and 9th April 2017 at Viswadeepthi Public School, Chirayam, Aluva.

A very elaborate Organising Committee has been constituted for the successful conduct of the Meet. More than 1500 delegates from the State are expected to participate in the Annual Meet. The Two Day Meet will focus attention on presenting various areas of patient care by experts in the profession with creative interaction and deliberations for the future. Detailed programme is posted separately.

Delegate fee is Rs. 200/-. Please register your name latest by 30th March 2017.

SANTHWANA SANGAMAM
(Download PDF File - Programme details in Malayalam) click here...

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Here is an opportunity to listen to the celebrated Dr Robert G Twycross, the teacher par excellence who mentored most of the first generation palliative care physicians in India.
12th November, 2016.
CIAL convention centre, near Kochi International Airport

As part of the state conference of IMA, a refresher course in Palliative Medicine is being conducted for doctors who are already trained in palliative care.

The program will be held at CIAL convention centre, near Kochi International Airport on Saturday, the 12th November, 2016.

Those who have registered as delegates of Periyar Medfest 2016 - 59th State Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association - need not pay any registration fee. For the others, it will be Rs.1000. Do take this opportunity.

Tentative Program
9:00 - 9:30 registration
9:30 - 9:45 welcome - Dr Hyderali
9:45 – 10:30 – Session 1- Patient-centered care - Dr Twycross
10:30 -10:45 - Audience participation
10:45 – 11:15 Tea

11:15 – 12:15 - Session 2 - Pain - Panel discussion based on case studies –
Dr. M.R.Rajagopal, Dr. Charu Singh, Dr.M M Sunilkumar, Dr. C V Prasanth

1215 - 1300 – Session 3 - Recent developments at Government of India (NPPC; NDPS)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 – Session 4 - Palliative care and psychiatry – Dr Chitra Venkateswaran

14:45 – 15:45 – Session 5 - End of life care - Dr Twycross
15:45 – 16:15 - Audience participation
Tea and concluding.



Please ensure your participation. For registration, please contact Dr C M Hyderali (Mobile No. 9847055204)

Dr C M Hyderali
Convenor
Palliative Care Cell
IMA Kerala State Branch



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World Palliative Care Day this year falls on October 8. This year’s theme is "Living and dying in pain: It doesn't have to happen", focusing mainly on the facilities to be provided to patients with life limiting illnesses.

In line with the above, Consortium of Pain and Palliative Care Units in Ernakulam District proposes to organize a Meet of Palliative Care Providers on 9th October 2016 at the premises of the proposed Nurse Assisted Palliative Care Day Care Centre for the Elderly at West Kadungalloor, Aluva. Experts in the profession present papers on various aspects of patient care. Nearly 500 delegates from the pain and palliative care centres are expected to participate in the Meet.

The Meet would be followed by the Annual Day Celebrations of the Anwar Memorial Pain and Palliative Care Society.


Tentative programme is as follows:

2.00 PM:-- The programme starts
Presentation by experts in palliative care

5.00 PM:-- Annual Day Celebrations of the Anwar Memorial Pain and Palliative Care Society

6.00 PM:-- Conclusion



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In line with the theme "Hidden Lives, Hidden Patients", Consortium of Pain and Palliative Care Units in Ernakulam District organized a One Day Meet of Palliative Care Providers at Mahatma Gandhi Municipal Town Hall, Aluva, Kerala, India, on 18th October 2015.

The following sessions were held.

"Care of the Aged" by Dr. N Madhu, Chaitanya Pain and Palliative Care Society, North Parur

"Rehabilitation of the family of the patients with end stage diseases" and "LGBT  and Access to Health Care" by Dr. U Nandakumar Nair, Professor, Sree Chithira

Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram and “Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in rural settings” by Dr. Ansar, Oncologist, Medical College Hospital, Trissur.

The Meet was formally inaugurated by Shri Anwar Sadath, MLA.  Shri Sibi Malayil, noted film director was the chief guest.  He also released the souvenir

SMRITHI on the occasion.  Dr. C M Hyderali, President of the Consortium presided.  Shri K K Basheer welcomed the gathering and Shri K Radhakrishna Menon,

Secretary, proposed vote of thanks to the chair and all those who participated in the meet.  More than 400 delegates from within the Ernakulam District and nearby districts participated in the meet.  The participants performed cultural programmes and also shared their experiences while handling palliative care patients and their family members.  The meet came to a close by 4 P M.



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One Day Meet of Palliative Care Providers on 18th October 2015 at Mahathma Gandhi Municipal Town Hall, Aluva


World Palliative Care Day this year falls on October 10.  This year’s theme is “Hidden Lives/Hidden Patients”, focusing mainly on the patients living in unique conditions that often struggle with access to palliative care.

In line with the above, Consortium of Pain and Palliative Care Units in Ernakulam District proposes to organize a One Day Meet of Palliative Care Providers on 18th October 2015 at Mahathma Gandhi Municipal Town Hall, Aluva.  Experts in the profession present papers on various aspects of patient care.  Nearly 1000 delegates from the pain and palliative care centres are expected to participate in the Meet.  The programme is as follows:

9.00     Registration of delegates

9.45     "Care of the Aged"
            Dr. N Madhu
            Chaitanya Pain and Palliative Care Society
            North Parur

10.30   "Rehabilitation of the family of the patients with end stage diseases"
            Dr. U Nandakumar Nair
            Professor, Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences,
            Thiruvananthapuram

 
11.15   Inauguration

 
11.45   Free Paper/Testimony


12.15   "LGBT  and Access to Health Care"
            Dr. U Nandakumar Nair
            Professor, Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences,
            Thiruvananthapuram


01.00   Lunch
 
02.00   Cultural programmes

02.45   "Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in rural settings"
              Dr. Ansar
              Oncologist, Medical College
              Trissur


03.30   Concluding Session

04.00   Tea and disperse


We would request you to kindly depute maximum number of delegates from your centre.  The details of the delegates may kindly be communicated to Shri K Lal, Coordinator, Mobile No. 98951747809895174780 well in advance so as to make suitable arrangements.




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30th May 2015 Half day session on palliative care at IMA Hall, Aluva

IMA Kerala State is organising a half day session on palliative care from 1.30 PM to 5.30 PM at IMA Hall, Aluva.

Dr. M R Rajagopal, Dr. C V Prasanth and Dr. Biju Raghavan are rendering sessions on various areas of palliative care. 

15th January is being observed as the launching of the home care based palliative care in Kerala.


In line with the above, Consortium of Pain and Palliative Care Units in Ernakulam District proposes to hold a half day awareness programme on the following topics:

1.  General awareness on cancer and its impact
2. General awareness on palliative care

Dr. Shaji of Kochi Medical College and Dr. Ram Kumar of Aster Medcity are rendering sessions.

The time is 2 P M to 5 P M on 18th January 2015 at the premises of the proposed site of Anwar Memorial Day Care Centre for the Aged at West Kadungallur.

This will be followed by the formal foundation stone laying ceremony of the Anwar Memorial Day Care Centre for the Aged.  Shri Ibrahim Kunju, Honble Minister for Public Works has kindly consented to formally lay the foundation stone of the new building.  Shri Jinnas, President, Kadungalloor Grama Panchayat, has kindly consented to formally inaugurate the public function.

All are cordially welcome.

CONSORTIUM OF PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE UNITS
IN ERNAKULAM DISTRICT
Website: www.palliaclubekm.com
Email: palliaclub@gmail.com
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