We are ecstatic to share that Dr Sushma Bhatnagar (President, IAPC; Chief, Dr BRAIRCH, AIIMS, New Delhi) was bestowed with the ‘Cynthia Goh Award 2023’, presented by the Asia Pacific Hospice and Palliative Care Network (APHN).
Dr Sushma received the award on Thursday, 5th October, 2023, during the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care’s Conference held at Incheon, South Korea.
The award recognises Dr Sushma’s significant contribution to national and regional palliative care development and advancement, which is also an inspiring example to the palliative care community. The award also acknowledges Dr Sushma’s dedication towards education, capacity-building, better access to essential medicines, and compassionate patient care.
An elated Dr Sushma shares, “This award is truly special for me due to the respect and admiration I accord to my colleague and friend Dr Cynthia. This award not only recognises the efforts made towards the development of palliative care, but it has also made me aware of my privilege to carry forward this work, and the immense responsibility that comes with it. I thank my team, my colleagues and also my patients for joining hands with me to propel the development of palliative care in the region.”
Congratulations, Dr Sushma!