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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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   OUR SERVICES:
 


  Monthly cancer clinic in Rishikesh
Cancer clinics in other cities
Home care programme
Bereavement support service
Palliative care training
 
   



GPH November Free Cancer Clinic
60% of the patients attending the GPH free cancer clinic on the 27th November 2016 were suffering from cancer while another 5% were suspected of having the disease. Patients received free consultations from specialists, free counselling, free medicines and free refreshments from the dedicated team of staff and volunteers running the clinic.
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GPH 2nd Certificate Course in Palliative Care


 

Ganga Prem Hospice conducted its second Indian Association of Palliative Care certified course in ‘Essentials of Palliative Care’ on the last weekend of November 2016. The three day course was attended by fifty-five health care professionals from the local area and lectures were delivered by senior palliative care specialists and oncologists from both India and abroad.

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Inpatient Facility Construction: November
At the construction site of the Ganga Prem Hospice inpatient facility in Gohri Maphi, work was concentrated  in the site grounds during November. The area around the building was filled with earth and compacted ready for pathways and gardens. Boundary wall plaster was completed.

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Our Visitor: Michelle Bentsman
Michelle Bentsman is a student from Harvard Divinity School. She visited GPH for nine weeks in order to learn about death and dying in a Hindu context and also to develop her skills in  ministry.  Michelle assisted in the Hospice Spiritual Distress Assessment and Alleviation Programme.

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Upcoming Events: Ganga Prem Hospice Free Monthly Cancer Clinic in Rishikesh:  25th December, 2016 Read More 

  Ananda Spa at GPH
Therapists from Ananda Spa joined the home care teams and gave free treatments to the patients.
 
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USA Oncologist Pays Visit
Dr Gauri Keifer, an oncologist from Pittsburgh, USA, visited GPH for five days early in November.

 
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Kirtan in Spain Raises Funds
Janda Kirtan, a group in Southern Spain, donated the funds they had raised through kirtan sessions in 2016.

 
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