- People Behind -


Dr. E. Divakaran MD

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.


Mrs. Sheeba Ameer

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 “Nadannu Poyaval” received the “Awani Bala” Award. Her new book Aazhathil Pathinja Chitrangal has just been published.

- Vice presedant -

Mr.E. M. Divakaran

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. He is the producer of the serial "School Diary" which brought him State Awards in 1998. He is also the recipient of National and State Awards in the Year 2004.

- Jt.secretry -

Dr. P. V . Ajayan

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.

- Treasurer -

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'
University Nagar
Post - K.A.U
Thrissur - 680 656
Mob: 9495062962
DOB: 20.05.1960

- Members -

Prof. N.N Gokul Das

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".

Dr. V.T. Renjith

Dept of ENT Government Medical College, Thrissur.

Dr.Thomas P. Thomas

Scientist-F(Rtd.) from Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi is a soil scientist by profession who is involved in the activities of Solace.

Dr.Mammen Chundamannil

Scientist-F, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi is a forest economist by profession who has been supporting Solace in its activites


Professor of Anatomy at Medical College Thrissur. She has been supporting the activities of Solace from the very beginning.