The foundation day of Pratishruti Cancer and Palliative Trust held on 15th of December 2018 , at Surajmal Kannoi College Auditorium .The Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Karabi Deka Hazarika. We were also honored to have thr event graced by the presence of D.C Dibrugarh Smti Laya Maduri.The day also served to recognize the efforts of Dr. Amal Ch. Kataki,Dr Minoti Borthakur,Late G. L Agarwall and Sri Himmat Chowdhury-They were awarded for their outstanding service to Cancer and Palliative Care along with their volunteering support for Pratishruti.
Pratishruti also accelerate its upward trajectory in terms of social contribution to Cancer and Palliative care by launching “Pratishruti Home Care Project”, its own helpline number and website.
As our confused eyes find a vision and our stumbling baby steps find a strong footing, Pratishruti endeavors to bolster its contribution to Cancer and Palliative Care in the coming years.
We have started a Cancer and Palliative Care Support Desk at the Department of Radiotherapy at the Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh. The Goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patients and the family. We have a specially trained team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who are able to provide that betra layer of support to all those who need it.
We have also opened a “Reading Corner” along with the “Support Desk” from where the patients and attendents can borrow books and magazines to utilize their free time.
A “Cloth Bank” have also been started in the Department of Radiotherapy of the AMCH where we are collecting cloths which can be given to the patients and attendant as per their requirements.
An one day “Orientation and Training in Palliative care with hand-on was held on 24.02.109 at the PG seminar hall of radiotherapy Department of AMCH organized by Department of Radiation Oncology,AMCH and Pratishruti Cancer and Palliative Trust,Dibrugarh supported by Department of Psychiatry,AMCH and Guwahati Pain and Palliative Care Society.
Bihu celebration At The Deptt. Of Radiotherapy,AMCH
Pratishruti Cancer &Palliative Trust,Department of Radiotherapy,AMCH supported by Silkalaya,Dibrugarh celebrated Bihu with full gacity. Dr.H.K.Goswamy,PrincipalAMCH, Dr,.IN.Chutia ,Superintendent,Dr.G.S.Borgohain,Dr.Rudrakanta Gogoi,Mr.Lohit Deka,Director,AIR graced the occassion.
Gifts and food packets were distributed amongst the patients.”lucky draw” and “Egg fight”were conducted.We were glad to see the joy and happiness of the patients and their attendants.It would be nice to see more and more people extend social suppport towards our cause.
Specialist Doctor Visit
Dr.Sumit Goyal,Senior Consultant,Department of Medical Oncology,Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute,Delhi was visiting his alma -matter AMCH for a conference. Pratishruti took this opportunity and organised an interactive session with him at the department of Radiotherapy,AMCH on 27 th APRIL 2019. Dr.Rudra Kanta Gogoi,Dr.Ramesh Saharia were present in this occassion.P.G. students of Radiotherapy department and Pratishruti volunteers attended the session.Doctors interacted with the patients at the wards and also attended some patients who had come for consultaton and looking forward to many such sessions