19th Annual Foundation Course in Palliative Care held at AIIMS


CanSupport and Indian Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS organized 19th Annual Foundation Course in Palliative Care with support of Cipla Foundation on 3 and 4 December, 2019 at Jawaharlal Auditorium, AIIMS.

Satyendra Singh Pursawat, IAS officer and Drug Controller of Delhi Govt. was the chief guest of the program. The inaugural ceremony was presided by Guest of Honor, Prof. Sushma Bhatnagar, (Prof. and Head of Oncho-Anesthesia and Palliative Medicine at AIIMS), Mrs. Harmala Gupta, (Founder-President of CanSupport), Dr Sandhya Gupta, (acting Principal, AIIMS College of Nursing), Capt. Indira Rani (Chief of Nursing at Jaypee Hospital Noida).

The two-day foundation course saw participation of 39 nursing colleges of Delhi and NCR region. A total of 125 delegates comprising of physicians, nurses, counsellors, and social workers participated in the course.

The two-day annual foundation course included 21 modules; each module was covered by experts in those areas. The guest speakers came from IRCH, AIIMS, Cipla Foundation and CanSupport. Each session received good participation from the audience and made the sessions interactive.