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Annual report

Posted by kosishthehospice on August 13, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Annual report of KOSISH

1 April 2007 to 31 March 2008


Kosish carried out the following activities in the above mentioned financial year;


1. Pamphlets in Hindi & English were distributed in the local community highlighting the importance of palliative care & the role of community participation.

2. L...

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Funding needed!

Posted by kosishthehospice on June 3, 2013 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

At Kosish-the hospice, we are planning to undertake an intervention-based survey of the rural-based elderly widows with the following aims & objectives:

1. To have an insight into the quality-of-life and problems faced by the rural elderly widows

2. To quantify their physical problems

3. To provide measures to help solve these problems as far as feasible with an overall motive to help improve their quality of life.

Study design: Prospective, cohort based


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Photography competition

Posted by kosishthehospice on May 26, 2013 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 Photography Competition


Photography competition was held on 18 th May 2003 in the  Institute of engineer , Bokaro Steel city . About 150 photographs from school students were displayed . Best entries got various prizes. The occasion was attended by parents and teachers also .


Photography competition

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. PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION will help them talk about their


The power of visual imagery cannot ever be overstated and KOSISH – the hospice is looking for photographs that tell the stories of the lonely elderly, people living with terminal illness and in their last days of life and also that of the people who care for them and live with them.

• Event 1 - A photography competition, around the concept of healthcare. School students are invited to submit entries...

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Thinking locally and beyond....

Posted by kosishthehospice on April 14, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Dr.Abhijit Dam, MD, FCCP, FPM, Dip Pall Med(Cardiff)

Kosish – the hospice

Email: [email protected]


Jyotsna, 9 years, was detected to have Retinoblastoma 1 year back for which she received radiotherapy & chemotherapy . Since the last six months, she was declared ‘palliative’ and referred to our hospice, the parents residing in a rural area of Jharkand. They had to travel for 4 hours by Jeep to reach our hospice.

She had gone blind in ...

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Hospice Tour India

Posted by kosishthehospice on July 6, 2012 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (8)

Hospice Tour India: a report on palliative care awareness in our country Dr.A.K.Dam, MD, FCCP, FPM Kosish-the hospice ?Discovering your voice? was the theme chose for the World Hospice & Palliative care day this year?this gave us the inspiration to undertake a Herculean task; to assess the peoples awareness of palliative care & its importance in our society on the basis of random interviews taken from a broad cross section of people from various castes, creeds, socio-economic b...

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