We would like to cordially invite you to the
Houston screening of Hippocratic,
a film exploring 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. M. R. “Raj” Rajagopal’s extraordinary life as the Father of Palliative Care in India, on
Thursday, April 12th at 8:30 PM.
***Featuring a Q&A session after the film with Dr. Raj himself.***
Dr. Raj is one of the nominees for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize and recipient of the 2018 Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award presented by the Government of India, for his pioneering work in palliative care. Dr. Raj is Chairman of Pallium India and the India Co-Chair of our Palliative Care Fellowship Program in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center.
The Palliative Care Fellowship Program is a six weeks residential course in palliative course has been a huge success having trained about 120 candidates in the last 3 years. The scholarship is given free to a selected physicians and nurses in India to undergo the course. The data has been presented in both India and USA in scientific medical meetings. The ultimate goal of this mission is to help underserved patients and families in India who are suffering from cancer pain and facing death.
The film Hippocratic is based on Dr. Raj’s dedicated work on terminal cancer patients in India and the role he played in changing morphine rules and accessibility to deserving patients.
Date: Thursday, April 12th, 2018, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Location: Edwards Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24 & RPX,
Tickets: $12.71 (plus additional booking fee of $1.75 per ticket)
*Unlike a traditional movie showing, the Demand Film screening requires that 44 more tickets be reserved in the next 2 weeks in order for the screening to occur. We’re going to need your help if we’re going to make this event happen. We’d love to see you in the audience and we’d really appreciate you helping us spread the word. Tell your friends and have them join us for this special one-time screening of Hippocratic in Houston!
For information on screenings in other cities, please visit the film website.