Friday, June 6, 2014

Our first Charitable Palliative Care Outpatient Clinic

Here is the Link to this Mathrubhumi Daily article dated 21st June 2014 for convenience of reading please. — 

The first Outpatient Clinic for Palliative patients has been inaugurated today, i.e., Saturday, 14th June 2014 by two of the Palliative family members under DNipCare in D-218, Abul Fazal Enclave, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, Delhi-110025.  Miss Tamanna Khatoon and Miss Jyoti, the young patients of the age of 14 & 16 suffering from Bilateral Glucoma and Cancer respectively inaugurated the Clinic.  Dr. Anjana Saxena, Deputy Commissioner (Retd.), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare will lead the medical team managing the clinic.  Consultation and dispensation of medicines, both free of charges will be available for Palliative patients in the Clinic on Sundays (Forenoon) and Wednesdays (Afternoon).  Mr. Antony Cyriac, Treasurer, welcomed the gathering and Mr. KK Basheer, President of DNipCare presided over the inaugural function.  

A presentation on the necessity of community based Palliative Home Care being delivered by the DNipCare for the last six year and now the envisaged scaled up activity through outpatient Clinic was given to the audience.  Further the audience were urged to participate in the Palliative care for long term, bedridden, terminally ill patients including Cancer patients and Geriatrics within their colony and spread the awareness on both Cancer and other Non-Communicable diseases.  Mr. Khurram, Prof. Javed Hussain, Dr. MM Kunju, Mr. Saju etc., spoke on the occasion.  The team of male and female nurses from AIIMS, Safdarjung and other premier hospitals in Delhi and grouped under DNipCare voluntary Nurses to provide palliative home care during their spare time to bedridden patients at their homes have also been honoured during the occasion. Mr. Ajith Kumar, Mr. Abdul Khalik and Mr. Saleel Chembayil coordinated the program.

Dear Friends,

Let us together make it happen for the suffering Patients.  

A Comprehensive Charitable Palliative Care Outpatient Clinic under DNipCare.

[Cure May Have Limitations; But Not For Care]

With warm regards,

kv hamza,
General Secretary, DNipCare

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