REFLECTIONS ON AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Palliative care in India

Two Worlds Cancer Executive Team Member and Volunteer, Zahra Lalani, writes about her palliative care centre volunteer experiences in India in the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal • Volume 26, Issue 3, Summer 2016 259.

In my several visits to volunteer in India, I asked the question that everyone is also wondering about, “Why?” Why do people not have adequate pain medication and palliative care? Well, the answer is not simple. There are a multitude of factors that contribute to the barriers to this right to basic care.

INCTR News Flash July 2015

Taking action to prevent suffering and death from cancer has often been likened to a major war, the outcome of which will determine the security of the state.  It is the field on which life or death is determined and the road which leads to survival or ruin.

Two Worlds Cancer Gala

You can help reduce suffering and improve cancer outcomes in the lesser-resourced world by supporting the TWO WORLDS GALA on Thursday, October 2, 2014, Vancouver, BC, presented by the ONNI Group.

MNJ medical support

On World Cancer Day – recognized annually on February 4  – a team of Canadian healthcare professionals from Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration is preparing for their February 13-21 visit to the Mehdi Nawaz Jung Institute (MNJ) in Hyderabad, India.