Joint 5th Global Mental Health Summit (GMHS) and 9th National Bioethics Conference (NBC)

Forum for Medical Ethics Society with Banyan Academy of Leadership In Mental Health (BALM),Chennai ;
Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (CMHLP), Pune and Sangath

Pre-conference events: Between Nov 15 and Dec 31, 2022
Main Conference: Saturdays, December 3 & 10, 2022 (virtual) & December 17, 2022 (Madras School of Social Work No. 32,CASA Major road,Sulaiman Zackria Avenue,Egmore,Chennai-600008,Tamil Nadu.)

Visit to Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre

An opportunity to visit Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre (CPC), Warje, Pune


6th National Bioethics Conference gives its registered participants an opportunity to visit Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre (CPC), Warje, Pune. Established in 1997, CPC, Pune is now recognized as a leading Palliative Care organization in India. The centre follows a holistic family care model by seamlessly combining symptom relief treatments, physiotherapy and nutritional interventions with counseling and diversion therapies. Run by professionally trained staff, the centre also provides outpatient and home care services as well as bereavement support. Till date over 11,000 patients have found comfort and care here. For details of the centre please visit

CPC warmly welcomes you for a visit to the centre, to see the facilities and interact with their team. This visit being part of the program involves no extra fees. The transportation from YASHADA (the venue of the conference) to the centre and back is arranged by CPC.

Details of the visit:

  • Date and Time: Interested Participants may choose from the three options below:
    Study Tour 1: Thursday, January 12, 2017, 2-4 pm
    Study Tour 2: Thursday, Jan 12, 2017, 5-7 pm
    Study Tour 3: Sunday, January 15, 2017, 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Duration: The visit to the Centre will last for 2hrs to 2.30 hrs including the commuting time. Distance from the conference venue to the Centre is about 15 kms.
  • The structure of the visit to CPC:
    • Welcome talk in the CPC auditorium (5 min)
    • A round of the facilities (20 min)
    • A presentation of the work done at the centre (10 min)
    • Questions & answers along with tea and snacks (20 min)

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