10 Things Healthcare Professionals Must Know

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We have been working in the field of palliative care since 1996 and we have encountered no dearth of misunderstandings and misconception around it. Patients, families and even healthcare professionals are often confused or misinformed … Read More

Need For Policy Changes

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Each year an estimated 7 million people are in need of palliative care in India but only 1% receive it. A number of significant barriers must be overcome to address the unmet need for palliative … Read More

Why is Palliative Care Critical?

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There is a global rise in non-communicable diseases and ageing populations. Diseases like cardiovascular, cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s etc require continuous care and ongoing alleviation from their symptoms. A study published in The New England … Read More

What is Palliative Care?

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When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness like cancer, their hopes and values equate to more than just a cure. Palliative care is specialized medical care focused on providing patients with relief from … Read More

Palliative Care Workshop

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Cansupport and the Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS invite doctors, nurses, counselors and social workers to the 16th Annual Foundation Course in Palliative Care. The detailed schedule and locations are as below. All interested participants … Read More

Karnataka Unveils Palliative Care Policy

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Karnataka becomes the third state in India (following Kerala in 2008 and Maharashtra in June 2013), to have its own palliative care policy. Please see the news in the Times of India: Karnataka Unveils Palliative … Read More

Cansupport’s 20th Anniversary

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New Delhi, 12th November 2016 CanSupport celebrated its 20th Anniversary as well as World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on 12th of November, at the Chinmaya Mission auditorium at 11am. The event was inaugurated by … Read More

Walk For Life 2017

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CanSupport’s ‘Walk for Life: Stride Against Cancer’ event has become a much talked about and awaited annual feature of the Delhi calendar. People from all walks of life, representing different age groups and professions: students, … Read More