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2017 Hospice and Palliative Care Summit

Before the Summit, Dr. Binay Shah (right) visited the B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, the school he attended while living in Nepal. There he was given the Outstanding BPKIHS Alumni Award.

The Binaytara Foundation recently organized the first Hospice and Palliative Care Summit in Janakpur, Nepal. The event took place on November 24th at Masala Cottage, and was attended by more then 50 physicians.

Dr. Binay Shah was joined by Dr. Ajay Mishra from our Janakpur Home Hospice Partnership, and Dr. Yogendra Singh, Chief of Surgery at Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine. Topics included general hospice and palliative care concepts, pain management, and eligibility for hospice and palliative care.

The Mayor of Janakpur, Mr. Lal Kishor Sah, attended the event and thanked BTF for providing hospice and palliative care services. The city plans to offer resources in order to expand the current program.

To learn more about BTF’s hospice programs and more, visit the Foundation’s website at


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