Patient outreach through home care
The first of its kind in India, a pioneering effort, our Patient Outreach Programme SATSEVA was launched on 1st December, 1994. It was launched as a service based on the concept of providing succour to the needy cancer patients’ right at their doorstep in Pune City. The primary object was to improve the quality of residual life. The services include pain management, symptom control, providing supportive..
Respite & in-patient care centre
To extend the concept of ‘Home Care’ and to provide in-patient care to get difficult symptoms under control through a short duration admission, The Palliative Care Centre VISHRANTI, a fifteen-bedded hospital was set up in February 2009. It provides free in-patient care to the patients suffering from advanced cancer..
Established in 1998, MATRUSEVA provides services for women from lower socio-economic sections of society who have acquired motherhood or are sexually active. Women are identified, educated and screened periodically for common health disorders and for diseases that require high cost treatment such as cancer, tuberculosis etc. The families are guided and persuaded to avail of free surgical procedures..
Many of the patients who came to Vishranti in advanced stages of cancer would have benefited had they taken timely treatment. This inaction may have taken place due to ignorance or non-availability of resources for expensive treatment..