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

First Christmas Party at Inpatient Facility
Inpatients, home care patients, families, staff and volunteers came together at the inpatient facility on 25th December to celebrate Christmas Day. Christmas decorations were hung around the main balcony, a small altar was made and Christmas music played. Inpatients rested on the balcony as the others joined them for the first Christmas at the new facility.
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December Cancer Clinic at Rishikesh


To avoid holding the clinic on the last day of the year Sunday the 24th was chosen for the December clinic. Dr AK Dewan, the lead oncologist at the clinic, was supported by senior gynaecologist Dr Rupali Dewan and general physician Dr GS Vats. Forty-five of the seventy-two patients seen were suffering from cancer.

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Healthy Living: Cardamom
Native to South India, cardamom is a herbaceous perennial plant from the ginger family. It is sweet, pungent and heating and is helpful for cough, breathlessness, burning urination and haemorrhoids. It improves digestion and enhances the flavour of food.

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Our Patient: Vikas Jethuri
My name is Vikas Singh Jhethuri, age 17, I was born in Mindath, Silesara village, Uttarakhand in the year 2000 to Dina Devi, age 40, mother and Raghuvir Singh Jhethuri, father. My father passed away when I was 13 years old. I have three sisters and one brother. I am the eldest of five in the family.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Monthly Cancer Clinic in Rishikesh:  28th January, 2018 Read More 

  Staff Support Session
A meeting offering emotional support was held at the inpatient facility for GPH staff on 30th November.

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Bereavement Meeting
GPH volunteers organised a bereavement meeting in Rishikesh on 7th December.

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Healthy Living: Fenugreek
Regular use of fenugreek seeds reduces fat deposits and lowers cholesterol and sugar levels in the body.

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