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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
 
   



Krishna Das Sings to a Full House
The world’s most popular ‘ Kirtan Wallah’, Neem Karoli Baba’s devoted disciple Krishna Das from New York, sang to a full house at his tenth benefit concert for Ganga Prem Hospice. Krishna Das accompanied by Arjun on the tablas attracted a large international audience where all language and cultural boundaries gave way to a unity in devotion.
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GPH Celebrates World Hospice Week


 

GPH marked World Hospice Week with a flourish. Events included two get-togethers for patients, staff and volunteers, three talks on palliative care at  large hospitals and medical colleges, a walk through the city of Dehradun to promote palliative care, the launching of a ‘5 Rupees a Day’ donation progamme and a benefit concert by Kirtan Wallah, Krishna Das.

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GPH Clinic Held Early before Diwali
As the monthly cancer clinic in Rishikesh was due to fall on the day of the Diwali festival, it was changed to Sunday 23rd October, one week early than usual. Consequently the attendance was less than usual, with fifty-seven patients receiving consultation inclusive of thirty cancer patients.

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Our Visitor: Michelle Bentsman
Michelle Bentsman is a student from Harvard Divinity School. She visited GPH for nine weeks in order to learn about death and dying in a Hindu context and also to develop her skills in  ministry.  Michelle assisted in the Hospice Spiritual Distress Assessment and Alleviation Programme.

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Upcoming Events: GPH Free Cancer Clinic, Rishikesh, 27 Nov 2016. Palliative Care Certificate Course 26,27,29 Nov 2016

  Ananda Spa at GPH
Therapists from Ananda Spa joined the home care teams and gave free treatments to the patients.
 
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Construction: October
Doors and windows were being fitted on the 1st and 2nd floors of the inpatient facility during October.

 
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Kirtan in Spain Raises Funds
Janda Kirtan, a group in Southern Spain, donated the funds they had raised through kirtan sessions in 2016.

 
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