Sapling Planting program and Herbal plants distribution to cancer patients on occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 



Richard D’Souza
Kemmannu News Network, 11-10-2020 16:53:16


Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


Mnaipal : As part of the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) activity, the Department of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal is organizing a Sapling Planting Program by patient relatives in the fond memories of their loved ones on 10th October, 2020 at Children’s Park, near End-Point Gate. Later, distributed Herbal plants to the cancer patient at Shirdi Sai Baba OPD Block. World hospice and Palliative care day marked on the second Saturday of each October, brings awareness to palliative care issues and aims to expand options worldwide.

 

Dr Sharath K Rao, Dean, KMC was the chief guest of the program and said, “in the world, 32.5 million people required palliative care, but unfortunately now only 10% of the people getting palliative care. We started in Kasturba hospital specially to the Cancer patients and now extend to other patients who suffering from chronic disease”.

 

Mr C G Muthana, Chief Operating Officer and Dr Avinash Shetty, Medical Superintendent of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal were the Guest of honour of the program. Dr Naveen S Salins, Professor and Head, Dr Seema Rao, consultant, Palliative Care Day and Dr Seema Rao, consultant from the department were present.

 

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) is a unified day of action to celebrate and support palliative care around the world. The theme for this year is “My Care, My Comfort,” emphasizes the need for palliative care to be integrated into the mainstream healthcare systems of every country to relieve the pain and suffering of patients and their families. Palliative care ensures access to the best standard of care and highest level of comfort for the patient, ensures best support to the family members to provide care and comfort for their loved ones, and support the healthcare providers in providing care and comfort to patients/families. Palliative care is particularly relevant in this pandemic, with WHO reiterating that any approach that does not include palliative care is “medically deficient and ethically indefensible”.

 

Dr Seema Rao, consultant, World Hospice and Palliative Care Day gave overview and proposed vote of thanks. Relatives of the patients who taken palliative care at Kasturba Hospital shared their experience

 

 Medical Superintendent

Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Kemmannu.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on kemmannu.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using kemmannu.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Kemmannu.com be held responsible.
Similarly, Kemmannu.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.




Watch Full Video:Inauguration Udupi of Diocese
View More

Rozaricho Gaanch - December 2020Rozaricho Gaanch - December 2020
Congratulations to Prathiksha Shetty, KemmannuCongratulations to Prathiksha Shetty, Kemmannu
Congratulations to the winners of Panchayat Elections from Kemmannu Parish.Congratulations to the winners of Panchayat Elections from Kemmannu Parish.
Milarchi Lara December 2020Milarchi Lara December 2020
Flat for Rent at Gopalpura, Santhekatte, Udupi.Flat for Rent at Gopalpura, Santhekatte, Udupi.
Autobiography of Richard Carvalho, Barkur/Mumbai.Autobiography of Richard Carvalho, Barkur/Mumbai.
Contact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, UdupiContact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, Udupi
Choice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, KallianpurChoice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, Kallianpur
Focus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, UdupiFocus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, Udupi
Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.
Delite Catering, SanthekatteDelite Catering, Santhekatte