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GangaPrem Hospice

  What Is Ganga Prem Hospice?
Ganga Prem Hospice is a spiritually orientated, non-profit hospice for terminally ill cancer patients. The Hospice is being constructed at the foot of the Himalayas on the bank of the river Ganga.

Situated at Gohri Maphi near Rishikesh and Haridwar, the spiritual and holistic centres, the Hospice will provide medical, emotional and spiritual support for individuals and their grieving families.

 
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   OUR SERVICES:
 


  Monthly cancer clinic in Rishikesh
Cancer clinics in other cities
Home care programme
Bereavement support service
Palliative care training
 
   



GPH Opens its Doors to Inpatients
After 12 years of dedicated work from staff, volunteers and supporters, the Ganga Prem Hospice inpatient facility finally opened its doors to patients on the 5th of June, 2017.As the first patient was brought into the facility on a wheelchair, a new phase began for Ganga Prem Hospice. To date the facility has cared for 4 patients.
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Many Oral Cancers Seen at GPH May Clinic


 

Exactly fifty-one percent of the ninety-nine patients, attending the GPH May 28, charitable cancer clinic, were cancer patients. The oncologists had a busy time as every second patient had a malignancy. Oral cancers constituted forty percent of all cancer incidents seen, including nine cases of buccal mucosa oral cancer .

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Healthy Living: Ginger
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is one of the most ancient and sattvic among herbs and is grown all over India throughout the year. It is referred to as maha aushadhi (great medicine). In Sanskrit it is also called vishwabhesaj  (the universal medicine).

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Our Patient: Anup
Anup slipped away peacefully at 2 am on the first of June leaving  all who knew him with unforgettable memories of an incredibly brave and considerate young man. Anup had spent the last year of his life frequently moving between his home in Uttarkashi and his sisters’ home in Dehradun.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Monthly Cancer Clinic in Rishikesh:  30th July, 2017 Read More 

  GPH Temple Kalash
19th June: Puja was done to the kalash of the temple which is under construction at the Hospice facility.
 
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GPH & Elderly Volunteers
On March 19th a GPH doctor gave a talk on palliative care to 80 elderly people in Dehradun.

 
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Annual Report 2016-17
During the year, 2016 – 2017, a total of 4470 hours of local volunteer time were logged

 
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