Palliative Care Workshop at Gandhi Medical College – Bhopal India

2011/09/12 - Advocacy & Training, Cancer Control, Media Talks, Palliative Care, Tobacco Control - No Comments

Addressing Palliative Care through Improved Cancer Pain Policy under the auspices of American Cancer Society

One Day Workshop on 12/09/11

“Cancer Pain Management vis-à-vis Oral Morphine”

Organised by Cancer Aid Society & Dept. of Anesthesiology, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal

Program Anchor Dr. Ruchi Tandon

Saraswati Vandana - Dr. Ruchi Tandon & Team

Lighting of Lamp - Chief Guest- Dr. KV Pandya, Director JLN Cancer Hospital

Welcome Address – Dr. Aditya Agarwal, HOD Anesthesia, Gandhi Medical College

Presidential Address – Dr Nirbhay Srivastava, Dean Gandhi Medical College

WHO’s Perspective covered by – Mr. Piyush Gupta, PEO Cancer Aid Society

Taking the Baton for Palliative Care – Dr. Urmila Keshari

Chief Faculty

  • Dr. VK Rastogi, HOD Pain& Palliative Care, BHU Varanasi
  • Dr. Roona Shad, Faculty, Dept. of Anesthesia GMC Bhopal

Felicitations& Vote of thanks – Mr. O.P. Berry, Director General, Cancer Aid Society


  • Mr Rajesh Yadav
  • Ms Safina Qidwai
  • Mr Mohd. Ajmal

Main Session – Dr. VK Rastogi,

Management of Cancer pain

Clinical and Pshycological assessment of Cancer Pain

Pain management in Palliative Care- Case discussion

(Cancer Pain Management vis-à-vis Oral Morphine and Adjuvants)

Management of Bone Pain / Break through pain/ Incidental pain


NSAIDs – Dr. Roona Shad

Joint Panel Discussion, Press Conference and Award of Certificates


Panel1: Cancer Pain Management vis-à-vis Oral Morphine

Panel 2:Addressing Palliative Care through Improved Cancer Pain Policy


Lunch at Dept. of Anesthesia Seminar Hall



Media Talks


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