• The CPC Project team provided training to doctors, nurses, social workers and ASHA workers at all three sites of the collaborating centres.
  • There were annual training programmes for volunteers, counsellors and social workers.
  • A CME was conducted for the Indian Association of Paediatricians in Mumbai
  • Lecturers from government medical colleges in Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur participated in a train-the-trainers programme.
  • Training was also given to workers involved in non-communicable diseases and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
  • Sensitisation sessions were conducted at various colleges for medical students, social workers and representatives of NGOs.
  • The CPC team also organised street plays to create community awareness about issues related to children’s palliative care.
  • Focus group discussions were conducted for a better appreciation of the needs, issues and psychosocial aspects of children and families.
  • Various social and cultural gatherings were held for children and their families in association with different hospitals.
  • Better networking with orphanages and NGOs resulted in more children being referred for behavioural, psychological and medical problems.
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Dr Anil Awachat conducts an Origami workshop for children in May 2014

Children at a programme in Jawhar in January 2014

A little education along with care during a home visit at Jawhar in July 2012

A section of the participants at a sensitisation programme for health care providers in October 2013

Nurses participating in a training programme at Jawhar in January 2013

Training programme for ASHA workers

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Going through a rehearsal of a play on children’s palliative care before hitting the streets

The CPC team facilitated the distribution of rehabilitative aids sponsored by the Empathy Foundation.