Goal: Through this programme, terminally ill cancer patients are getting pain relief and other supportive care.

Availability & Accessibility of rational, quality pain relief & palliative care to the needy as an integral part of health care at all levels in alignment with community requirement

  • Current Status: NPPC is a National Programme, implemented in Mizoram since October 2016 and currently covered eight (9) districts – Aizawl East, Aizawl West, Champhai, Kolasib, Mamit, Lawngtlai, Lunglei, Serchhip & Siaha. State Palliative Care Cell is also established at Directorate of Hospital & Medical Education


ACHIEVEMENTS: 2022- 2023


  • Renewal of Registered Medical Institute License (RMI) for procurement, storage and dissemination of Morphine for9 district Hospitals namely – Civil Hospital Aizawl, Mizoram State Cancer Institute (MSCI), State Referral Hospital Falkawn, District Hospital – Champhai, Kolasib, Mamit, Lawngtlai, Lunglei and Siaha had been completed.


  • Procurement of equipments and furnitures for Siaha District completed&disseminated to district.


  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day was observed on 11th October, 2022.TV Spots on Palliative Care was broadcast on Local Cables and Article on Palliative Care was published at Local Newspaper.


  • Procurement of Morphine and Disseminated to District done.


  • Printing and Dissemination of Morphine Card and Leaflets completed.


  • OPD Services availableat District Palliative Care Unit.
  • In Patient Service – 10 Bedded Palliative Ward at MSCI, Zemabawk and 4 Bedded Palliative Ward at Lunglei District Hospital available.
  • Home Visit – By Doctor& Nurses under District Palliative Care Cell for bed ridden cancer patients to offer supportive care and psycological and moral support for the affected family.


  • Procument of Equipments  for Infrastructure Strengthening of Serchhip District Hospital - 3rd November, 2022


  • Monitoring and Supervision under NPPC at Lunglei on 16th to 18th November, 2022.


  • Review Meeting on 23rd November, 2022 at Auditorium, Directorate of Hospital & Medical Education, MINECO, Aizawl.




  • Monitoring and Supervision under NPPC at  State Referral Hospital, Falkawn on 17th March, 2023.


  • Stakeholder Meeting under NPPC on 22nd March, 2023 at Mizoram State Cancer Institute, Zemabawk.


  • Procurement of Home Based Care Kit completed - 27th march, 2023


  • Two Days Training of Doctors and Nurses on Palliative Care held on 12thand13th April, 2023 at Auditorium, Directorate of Hospital & Medical Education, MINECO, Aizawl.


  • Five Days Hands on Training of Doctors and Nurses on Palliative Care at Mizoram State Cancer Institute, Zemabawk on 17th to 21st April, 2023



Case Detection:

REPORT FOR FY 2022 – 2023


FY 2022 – 23

No. of OPD case 


No. of IPD case 


No. of new case 


No. of home visit 


No. of patients visit at home 


No. of dead at hospital 


No. of dead at home