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Palliative Care Day at B Borooah Cancer Institute

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT


GUWAHATI, Nov 3: The Palliative Medicine department of Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute organized a cycle rally today to celebrate the World Hospice & Palliative Care Day in collaboration with Greater Guwahati District Cycling Association, a press release said.

Approximately 30 cyclists from the Association participated in the rally. The rally was also joined by Deepsikha Cancer Care Foundation and Sacred Heart Palliative Care Centre. The Rally was flagged off by K Basumatary, a cancer patient undergoing treatment at the Institute.

Dr K Bhagabati, Palliative Medicine Specialist of Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute elaborated the significance of the day.

Dr D Dakua explained the objectives of celebrating the day. A host of volunteers of palliative care service of the Institute were present at the rally. Tarun Sonowal , social worker, Palliative Medicine offered the vote of thanks to the participants of the rally which was anchored by Bhrigu Kr Mishra.

The rally started from Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute and passed through Ulubari via DGP Office to Guwahati Club, to Paltan Bazar via Handique Girls’ College, to Rehabari via Nepali Mandir and culmited at the institute.

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