Scientific Program

Day 1 - Friday (February 14th, 2018)

Time HALL I [Lecture Hall 1] HALL II [Auditorium] HALL III [Lecture Hall 2]
0800 - 0845

Meet the expert

1. Diet & Nutrition in Palliative Care

2. The psychologist’s interventions

3. Patient Support Groups

Meet the expert

1. Fulfilling patient’s needs – overcoming dualism in healthcare

2. Shared decision making – empathy vs perception

3. Achieving continuity of care

Meet the expert

Affordable & effective home care program:

1. Guwahati Pain & Palliative Care Society

2. IPM Calicut

3. CanSupport, New Delhi

0845 - 0930

Plenary: Palliative Care Education in India

1. Available educational courses and Career opportunities

2. Minimum standard of present PC education around the Globe

3. Tata Trusts distributed model of Cancer Care

0930 - 1000
Tea Break/ Poster Walk
1000 - 1100

Parallel Session

Universal Access to Palliative Care:

1. Improving quality in Palliative

2. Generalist Vs Specialist Palliative Care.in India

3. Overcoming Barriers to accessing basic palliative care services

4. Palliative Care for all: Are we doing enough?

Parallel Session

Paediatric Palliative Care:

1. Assessing emotional well-being: psychological adaptation of the dying child.

2. Empowering the caregiver to choose.

3. Kids who care for their sick siblings.

4. EoLC decision making in

Parallel Session

Empowering compassionate communities:

1. Initiating a community based palliative care service

2. People’s expectations from a Palliative Care NGO

3. Building trust and achieving the goal – ‘Must Haves’ for a community based palliative care organization

4. Financial implications for a PC NGO

1100 - 1200

Free Communications 6 papers

Free Communications 6 papers

Free Communications 6 papers

1200 - 1300

Plenary: Political will for prevention & relief of suffering at the end of life

1. Changing governments and changing scenarios

2. The bureaucratic opinion on Palliative Care &EoLC

3. Challenges and strategies to overcome them

1300 - 1400
LUNCH BREAK
1400 - 1500

Parallel Session

North East Palliative Care: New initiatives

1. Palliative Care Initiative, Baptist Hospital, Tezpur

2. Palliative Care Society Imphal, Manipur

3. Pratishruti Cancer & Palliative Care Trust, Dibrugarh

4. Palliative Care Initiative of Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research, Dimapur

Parallel Session

Institute Based Palliative Care:

1. Palliative Care Service – Dr. B. Barooah Cancer Institute

2. Palliative Care Service – State Cancer Institute

3. Palliative Care Service – Cachar Cancer Care Hospital

4. Palliative Care Service – Assam Cancer Care Foundation

Parallel Session

Rehabilitation & Palliative Care:

1. Cancer specific rehabilitation in Palliative Care

2. Using the palliative care framework in rehabilitation.

3. Strengthening health systems to deliver rehabilitation services in palliative care.

4. Cost factors in rehabilitation.

1500 - 1600

Free Communications 6 papers

Free Communications 6 papers

Free Communications 6 papers

1600 - 1630
Tea Break/ Poster Walk
1630 - 1800

Inaugural Ceremony/Press Conference/Media Interaction