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

Patients from 10 cities attend clinic
The July 30 Ganga Prem Hospice cancer clinic was a busy one, with nearly 100 patients and only one cancer specialist, radiation oncologist Dr SK Sharma of Jalandhar. Dr Sharma reached Rishikesh in the early morning, after a three hundred and fifty kilometre overnight train journey from his new post in Punjab.

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Daily Yoga Classes at the Hospice


During July daily Yoga classes for the staff and carers have begun at the inpatient facility of the Hospice. Renu Gulati, the yoga teacher, teaches a classical form of Yoga from the Hatha Yoga Tradition. The staff attending the class includes the cleaners, cooks, drivers, nurses and doctor.

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GPH Talk on Volunteering
Mrs Jyothi Jayan Warrier, a palliative care volunteer from Pain and Palliative Care Society, Trissur, Kerela volunteered at Ganga Prem Hospice from 6th July to 26th July. She gave a talk on the benefits of volunteering on 22nd July at Sai Soham Samiti temple in Dehradun.

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Our Donor: Sarbani Sen
Internationally renowned artist Sarbani Sen from Bengal, India donated six of her oil paintings to the hospice this week.  The paintings will be on permanent display at the new hospice building for the enjoyment of all who visit. From scenic landscapes to Rajasthani dancers, these paintings bring joy, beauty and peace.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Monthly Cancer Clinic in Rishikesh:  27th August, 2017 Read More 

  AR 2016-17: Home Care
During the year 2016-17, 284 patients received home care visits from the GPH home care team.
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Medical Students Visit GPH
Sixty-five first year medical students from AIIMS, Rishikesh visited GPH inpatient facility on 4th August.

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Kirtan at the Hospice
Dr Monika from AIMS Hospital led a kirtan and meditation session at Ganga Prem Hospice on 15th July 2017.

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