INCTR Partners with ecancer

ecancer is a UK based charity which provides free educational resources to the global oncology community. The course, “A dignified death: An essential e-learning course on palliative care for health care professionals in India" is now available at no cost. The course consists of 20 one-hour long modules that provide insight on best practice in palliative care from communication and counselling skills, ethics, opioid use to paediatric care. The course is highly interactive and features video lectures from leading palliative care experts in India who share their experiences to support both the health care provider and patient when treatment is focused primarily on comfort measures. Each module includes assessments and completion certificates. A text version of the course is available to support participants with lower internet speeds. A Hindi version is also available. The course has been developed in collaboration with Karanushraya Hospice (Bengaluru, India), Cardiff Palliative Care Education team (Cardiff, Wales) and ecancer.

To take the course, you must register with Registration is free. To create your account, go to and select "register." The course is hosted on ecancer’s website,, alongside many thousands of hours of other free educational materials.

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