Palliative care

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Palliative care as human right and integration into the health systems

  • May 10, 2017

    Access to pain and symptom control is part of the fundamental right to health. Watch the interview of Dr Eric Krakauer and Dr Diederik Lohman

  • May 8, 2017

    Health systems need to provide access to palliative care at primary and secondary levels and thus need to ensure that professionals receive appropriate training in this area.

  • May 8, 2017

    Palliative care programmes need to be adapted to the specific health system and cultural context in each country. Different models can be envisaged depending on the specific settings.