Inequity in access to essential pain relief and palliative care is one of the world’s most striking injustices, says Lancet study.
The Lancet commission on Global Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief which included 61 authors from 25 countries, has published their report ahead of woread more
A sixth of the world's sick, who need palliative care, are in India, according to a study published in 'The Lancet,' the general medicine journal, on the eve of the World Palliative Care Day on October 14. Over 25.5 million people, including 2.5 million children, globally die every year with serious health issues that require palliative care. It said inequity in access to essential pain reliefread more