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

GPH Inpatient Facility Roof Laid in August
The roof of the 2nd and topmost floor of the Hospice inpatient facility was laid on the 24th August completing the gross structure of the building’s east wing. Work on the interior continued and the erection of the boundary wall was carried on whenever the monsoon weather permitted
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Sixty-seven Cancer Patients at the August clinic


The Ganga Prem Hospice team was kept busy on the 30th August looking after the 119 patients and their carers who came for consultations at the free cancer clinic in Rishikesh. Many patients were impoverished and illiterate and also needed extra counselling and guidance after receiving consultations from the oncologists. 

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IAPC Training Programme at GPH
A five day basic course in palliative care will be held at Ganga Prem Hospice, Rishikesh from 25th-29th November, 2015. The course will be certified by the Indian Association of Palliative Care and has a national and international faculty.

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Our Patient – Ramesh Tiwari
Casual labourer Ramesh Tiwari squeezed and pressed the insistent sore that was growing at the corner of his mouth but to no avail, as he said ‘It just kept growing.’ Ramesh had no family to advise him to go to a doctor so until the sore stopped him getting work he had not sought any medical help.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Monthly Cancer Clinic in Rishikesh: 25th October, 2015  Read More

  Follow-up Cancer Clinic
A follow-up cancer clinic for Roorkee-patients from the May clinic was held on the 22nd July.
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Annual Report 2014-15
Ganga Prem Hospice home care teams served 130 patients with advanced cancer in the year 2014-15

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Cancer Patients not Wanted
Dr Aditi Chaturvedi discusses cancer patients being turned away from general hospitals in India.

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