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Fellowship in Palliative Care

A six- month course designed as a distance education program

Fellowship in Palliative Care is an advanced course run by the Institute of Palliative Medicine, India in partnership with Sanjeevan Palliative Care Project, Pondicherry, India, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, United Kingdom and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh.

The six- month course is designed as a distance education program with contact sessions based on principles of adult learning.

This Fellowship Program is conducted at Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut, India, at the request of WHO as part of its designation as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long-term Care. The objective of the program is to deliver a good quality training program, affordable to participants from low- and middle-income countries.

What does the course cover? 

The course will cover foundations, concepts, skills in organising and managing palliative care services and application of these in local situations faced by the participant. More than 79 candidates from 20 countries have already successfully completed this program. 

What are the aims of the Fellowship Program?

The Fellowship Program aims to create a group of palliative care workers with an in depth knowledge of core issues in organising palliative care at the grassroot level and well versed with the recent advances and challenges in palliative care and community participation regionally, nationally and globally. Those who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate. 

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