Saturday, February 25, 2023

Familiarizing Hospice Care - Dr. L. J. De Souza Founder of Shanti Avedna Sadan on 25th February 2023 - DNipCare participation




Padmashree Dr. L. J. Desouza, Founder and Managing Trustee of Shanti Avedna Sadan at Mumbai, Delhi and Goa  held an interactive Program with the eminent faculties and Medical and Social Work Professionals to Familiarize the Hospice Care Mission  25th February 2023 at Shanti Avedna Sadan, Delhi.   Many dignitaries including Dr. Manoj Sharma, Consultant Delhi State Cancer Institute, Dr. Saveena Rahena, Head, Anesthesia, Safdarjung Hospital, Dr. Madhu Dayal, Profesor Anesthesia and Incharge Pain Clinic, Safdarjung Hospital, Dr. Rakesh Garg, Associate Professor, BRAIRCH, AIIMS, New Delhi, Mrr. A.J Philip, eminent Journalist, Sr. Hanife Mc Gamwell, Palliative Nurse Specialist, Dr. Deepa Khurana, of Safdarjung Hospital, Dr. Gaurav Chanana from Max Hospital, Saket, Dr. Megha Pruthi from Max Hospital, Vaishali, and a lot amnay professionals attended the program. 

It is also pertinent to mention that Padmashree Dr. L J De Souza is the pioneer to introduce the Hospice Care concept for terminally ill Cancer Patients to the masses in India and established the first Hospice Care Centre (Shanti Avedna Sadan) in Mumbai in 1986, same year in Goa also and during 1994 in Delhi adjacent to Safdarjung Hopital.

Detailed discussion were held on different aspects of Hospice & Palliative Care, challenges thereon, way forward etc and was summed up by Dr. Rakesh Garg.

Dr. De Souza was honoured with a Memento by Dr. Reti Balachandran, Faculty of Dr. RML Hospital Nursing College.

Dr. De Souza was honoured with a shawl by Dr. Manoj Sharma of DSCI, Dilshad Garden, Delhi.

Dr. Deepa Khurana honoured Ms. Carmin De Souza, wife of Dr. L J De Souza with a shawkl,

Sister Tabitha, Administrator, welcomed the audience.  Dr. Chhaya of Shanti Avedna Sadan said vote of thanks.  

The Program was coordinated by KV Hamza, Gen. Secretary DNipCare and anchored jointly  and Miss Christy Sen, Volunteer.






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