Dr. E. Divakaran MD, Director of the Institute of Palliative Care, Thrissur is a Retd. Civil Surgeon and Anesthetist from Civil Hospital, Thrissur, and now serving in Daya Hospital, Thrissur. A Founder member and a long time Secretary of Pain and Palliative Care Society, Thrissur he is actively involved in establishing that unit as the most reputable institution. As a Faculty to the Academic Programme of the Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut and National Faculty to Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care, Dr.Divakaran is continuing his mission with all the dedication and is one of the most experienced palliative care workers.
She is the first person to win the V.T.Bhattathiripad Award. Solace is her brain child and is the chief architect of its formation. She is dedicated and sincere to her cause. She is the recipient of Ramankutty Achan Award in 2008 for best Social Worker. She was selected the Vanitha Woman of the Year 2011 and CNN Real Hero Award 2011. Her book â€œNadannu Poyavalâ€ received the â€œAwani Balaâ€ Award. Her new book Aazhathil Pathinja Chitrangal has just been published.
E. M. Divakaran has got a long time association with humanitarian and social activities since several years and is presently an active member of Solace. Produced documentary film "18th Elephant 3 Monologues" which won many awards, including State, National, and Green Oscar during 2004. Executive trustee of M Govindan Foundation of India, Thrissur
Dr. P. V. Ajayan, is presently the Assistant Professor in ENT, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur. He is associated with the Pain & Palliative Care Society, Thrissur in various capacities. With much dedication and commitment he works as Executive Committee member, part-time palliative care physician, trainer in palliative medicine etc. He is a fellowship holder in palliative medicines and also a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences.
Prof. Gokul Das,formerly Head of the Department of Zoology, Sree Krishna College Guruvayoor is presently the President of Haemophilia Society, Kunnamkulam Chapter. He is one among the prominent founder members of the pain and palliative care society, Thrissur and is in the executive committee. He is deeply involved with the clinic's activities as a trainer in palliative medicine etc. He is also a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences and is a reputed writer who has many publications to his credit, mainly books on "Aids" and "Bio Technology".
Occupation: Presently working as Zonal Manager,
The Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd, Zonal Office, Kozhikode.
Involvement in Solace - Associated with the activities of 'SOLACE' from the very inception.
Present Address : 'Niravu'
Post - K.A.U
Thrissur - 680 656
Dept of ENT Government Medical College, Thrissur.Dr.A.AmarJayanthi
Professor of Anatomy at Medical College Thrissur. She has been supporting the activities of Solace from the very beginning.