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.
Through your generous donations Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration (2WCC) has developed significant collaborations in India and Nepal. In 2015, the total donor income was $121,911.
The $32,800 raised will fund the 2WCC supported palliative care programs at the Mehdi Nawaz Jung Institute in Hyderabad, India.
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.
...the Princess spoke of the long tradition that AKDN has had in providing care surrounding the start of life but that those approaching the end of life, when they are particularly vulnerable, also need good care.
Join us for an evening of food and dance in support of Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration! Oct 3, 2015
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.
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.
Dr. Gayatri Palat is 17,000 km from her patients in Hyderabad, India but her patients are very much at the the centre of the 5th International Cancer Control Congress (ICCC5) in Lima, Peru.
The hospice at the Kumudini Devi Palliative Care Centre has cared for 113 cancer patients since opening with the care of 3 patients in July 2013.