INCTR Canada Annual Report 2015
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Branch: Two Worlds Cancer Campaign
President: Simon Sutcliffe
Board Members: Stuart Brown
Volunteers/Employees:
Collaborators:
Partners:
Address: TWO WORLDS CANCER COLLABORATION
154 MEMORIAL AVE, 3RD FLOOR
PARKSVILLE, BC , V9P 2G8
CANADA
Country(s): India, Nepal
Year Established: 2011
Annual Report: INCTR-Canada/Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation was established as a Canadian registered society and charitable foundation for the provision of strategy, infrastructure and funding to support the existing INCTR-PAX program, and to enable expansion of its activities to include palliative care, pediatric, adolescent and young adult oncology, and adult oncology in Hyderabad, Nepal and other global jurisdictions.

Current Programs

India:
Hyderabad
A partnership with MNJ Institute to provide a palliative care program for Hyderabad and its surrounding region (primarily the Sates of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh).

The program comprises:

• an inpatient service for adults and children (age 5 to 12 years)
• a hospital-based ambulatory outpatient service
• a Homecare/domiciliary visit service
• a rural outreach service (mobile team)
• a 26- bed hospice

Karnataka State (Nr. Bangalore)

A collaboration with St Mary’s Hospital, Malur comprising professional and financial support for components of the palliative care program.

Catholic Hospitals Association of India (CHAI)

A consultative, professional relationship regarding palliative care program development and expansion in the CHAI system, particularly as regards training and mentorship.

Program Leads
Dr Gayatri Palat (MNJ Institute)
Dr Gillian Fyles; Dr Stuart Brown (Two Worlds)

Nepal:
Bhaktapur

Collaborative support for the twinning programs with the Victoria(BC) and Nanaimo (BC), hospice programs

Rural and Community Program

A collaboration with the University of Belfast (Dr. Max Watson) to develop community based health and illness care in rural Nepal.

Brazil: currently inactive

Tanzania: currently inactive

Overview of Funding

INCTR-Canada /Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation is a registered charitable foundation accruing the funds from individual donations (Canada Helps), philanthropic donors, and special events (including the of Gala in 2014).

Revenues:
• An endowed personal professorship (Dr. Don Rix Professorship in Palliative Medicine) was conferred on Dr. Gayatri Palat for 2014 - 2018 (C$275,000 over 5 years).
• Annual fund raising: approximately $100,000 Canadian per year.
Expenses:
Programs
• India–approximately $100,000 per year (not including endowed professorship revenues)
• Nepal - $10,000 per year for 3 years.
Administrative costs
• a maximum of 10% of revenue (covers program operations, travel, registrations, accommodation, and personnel support as necessary).

Operations:
INCTR-Canada/Two Worlds is a virtual entity operating as a network of volunteers. There are no facilities, equipment or salaried personnel. All support services are provided in-kind by volunteers.

Financial Statements: -
Unaudited financial statements are available for 2012, 2013 and 2014 (fiscal year). An independent audit will be undertaken for 2015 fiscal year.

Events in 2014
Inaugural Two Worlds Gala (October 2, 2014).
Future Plans: Planned Program Expansion (2015)

India: Hyderabad

a. The establishment of a 10-bed adolescent and young adult (AYA) palliative care in-patient unit at the MNJ Institute.
b. The establishment of dedicated mobile domiciliary and rural outreach team to support children and AYA with cancer.
c. An expansion of the pediatric oncology program to provide curative services for children ages 0- 5 years (2016).- currently on hold.
d. Development of the concept of the MNJ program becoming an “Institute” or designated Centre of Excellence for Palliative Care.

Preliminary discussions will commence in 2015 regarding possibilities for palliative care program development in the Punjab through alignment with existing national and international activities in this area.
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Year: 2015
Date of Last Report: 05/2014
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