DELHI DECLARATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE 25 February 2018 – New Delhi Background: With the objective of improving palliative and end of life care for older people, the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC), invited representatives of the Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG), Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Society…Details
Definition of terms used in limitation of treatment and providing palliative care at end of life.
Right to Life includes right to Die On Friday, March 9th 2018, the Supreme Court of India legalises passive Euthanasia and living will, and lays down a set of strict guidelines to prevent abuse. The verdict was given so that those terminally ill patients who are in Persistent and incurable Vegetative State (PVS) can opt…Details
The following recommendations have been formulated at the “First National Symposium on Integrating Spirituality & Religiosity into Clinical Practice: the way forward”, which was held on 2 September at Kosish-the Hospice in Jharkhand. This was a joint effort by Kosish(a registered NGO providing palliative care services), The Indian Association of Palliative Care and SANDHI, IIT…Details
Representatives from the IAPC, ISCCM & the Indian association of Neurology met together at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh on 29th and 30th April, 2017. They were able to bring out a document called the ‘Mathura Declaration‘ for ensuring Humane care at the End of life. These suggestions will be forwarded to the Government of India.