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Sanjeevani Counselling & Rehabilitation Centres
(Counseling and Hand-Holding Program )

Project Details

To provide Sanjeevani Counselors (all rehabilitated cancer survivors themselves) at SCRCs located within the premises affiliated RCC’s (Super Specialty Cancer Hospitals) to:

  • Provide emotional and psychological support to patients and their relatives;
  • Hand holding of patients with limited family support and accompanying them through the treatment; and
  • Encourage patients to adhere to medical advice throughout as well as post treatment
  • Facilitate better and more meaningful interaction between patients and doctors.

Overall Objective of the Project:

To enrich the lives of cancer survivors in a way that the patient feels more complete after the whole cancer experience and looks at this experience as an opportunity to blossom up in life and not as a catastrophe.

Specific Objectives of the project:

Motivate and encourage patients to keep a positive outlook towards treatment and life and handhold the patient for in hospital facilitation.

Location of the project:

Currently being run at the following centres

  • ACTREC, Navi Mumbai ,
  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • RST Cancer Hospital, Nagpur
  • GCRI, Ahmedbad
  • SMS Hospital, Jaipur
  • ATRC, Bikaner
  • JIPMER, Puducherry
  • MGIMS, Wardha
  • Chittranjan Hospital, Kolkatta (in process)

Impact of the project:

Our counselors connect with over 150 patients and care-givers on a daily basis.


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