GangaPrem Hospice

  What Is Ganga Prem Hospice?
Ganga Prem Hospice is a spiritually orientated, non-profit hospice for terminally ill cancer patients. The Hospice will be 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

Cancer Patients in the Majority at Clinic
Ganga Prem Hospice March 2015 cancer clinic saw nine terminally ill cancer patients among a total of fifty-four patients with cancer. One destitute patient with liver and lung metastasis was driven to Delhi in the GPH vehicle on the following day to have him admitted to a hospice.
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IFCI Sponsors Top Floor of Inpatient Facility

On Friday, 27th March as part of their corporate social responsibility initiative, the IFCI Social Foundation signed an agreement with Shradha Cancer Care Trust to sponsor the second floor of the Ganga Prem Hospice inpatient facility. Dr AK Dewan signed the MOU on behalf of SCCT. Construction is expected to start in April.
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Why Ganga Prem Hospice?
In a short documentary film, Paco Capaldi looks at the work of Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh. Through interviews with the medical director, counsellor and spiritual advisor, we come to see the dire need for palliative care and a cancer hospice in the North.

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Our Team: Dr Brenda Ward
Ganga Prem Hospice had a stroke of good luck when Dr Brenda Ward, a palliative care consultant from the UK, searched on internet to find a hospice in the Himalayan foothills. Brenda has just returned to the UK after her second span of volunteering with GPH.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Cancer Clinic: Sunday, 31st May 2015 Read More

  Dietician’s Talk at GPH
Mrs Artika Datta from Cambridge gave a talk on the role of nutrition in palliative care.
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GPH Team Picnic
Staff and Volunteers enjoyed a picnic on the Ganga Bank at Phool Chatti on Sunday 5th April.

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GPH Construction Update
March saw the ground floor paved with kota stone and the electrics and plumbing put in place.

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