Global Directory of Palliative Care Institutions and Organizations

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Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement

Description
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM)* initiated the Palliative Care Program in 2009, as a continuum of care for people living with HIV. Dr Nandini, a conscientious palliative care physician, guided the team led by Dr M A Balasubramanya, Secretary and Anesthesiologist, SVYM
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement started in 1984 by a group of medicos led by Dr. R Balasubramaniam has its headquarters in Mysuru district of Karnataka State in Southern India. Acting as a key promoter-facilitator in the community’s efforts towards self-reliance and empowerment, SVYM is developing local, innovative and cost-effective solutions to sustain community-driven progress. Today, SVYM's 9 institutions and 40 programs in the sectors of Health, Education, Socio Economic Empowerment, Training and Research serves 3 million indigenous tribes, rural and urban poor all over Karnataka.
SVYM played a pivotal role in drafting the State's Palliative Care Policy approved by the Govt in Aug 2016. It also initiated the State's first comprehensive Palliative Care Program on a Public Private Partnership model at Mysore Medical College and Research Institute. It has now extended the program to the neighbouring district of Hassan too.
Region
Asia
Country
India
City
Mysuru
Address
CA-2, KIADB Industrial Housing Area, Ring Road, Hebbal, Mysuru - 570016
Website
http://www.svym.org/
Email
mab@svym.org.in
Contact person
Dr. M. A. Balasubramanya

Red star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Lifetime member
Orange star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Member
Green dot: Hospice/Palliative Care unit


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