TTD EO inaugurates foundation course in Palliative medicine at SVIMS

TIRUPATI: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams executive officer AV Dharma Reddy inaugurated the foundation course in Palliative medicine at the Oncology department at Sri Venkateswara institute of medical sciences (SVIMS) at Tirupati on Wednesday.
The TTD EO noted that Palliative medicine is an approach that focuses on improving the quality of life of patients associated with life threatening illness especially those suffering from Cancer, by imparting them training not only physically and psychologically but by spiritual means too.
“Even the near and dear of the patients will also be trained to overcome the trauma during this ten-day work shop”, he maintained.
JEO E & H Sada Bhargavi, FACAO O Balaji, SVIMS director Dr Vengamma, medical superintendent Dr Ram, radiation Onchologist Dr BV Subramanyan, Vedic varsity I/c VC Rani Sadasivamurthy, doctors, medical students and others took part.