Need For Policy Changes

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Each year an estimated 7 million people are in need of palliative care in India but only 1% receive it. A number of significant barriers must be overcome to address the unmet need for palliative … Read More

Why is Palliative Care Critical?

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There is a global rise in non-communicable diseases and ageing populations. Diseases like cardiovascular, cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s etc require continuous care and ongoing alleviation from their symptoms. A study published in The New England … Read More

What is Palliative Care?

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When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness like cancer, their hopes and values equate to more than just a cure. Palliative care is specialized medical care focused on providing patients with relief from … Read More