Improving global access to palliative care and pain relief

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Published: 5 Nov 2018
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Dr Afsan Bhadelia - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA

Dr Afsan Bhadelia spoke to ecancer at the UICC World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur about the recent Lancet commission on global access to palliative care and pain relief.

She discusses the importance of addressing the gap in palliative care and pain relief, particularly in low and middle income countries.

Dr Bhadelia explains how the situation has begun to improve, and what steps need to be taken for this to be properly addressed in various countries.

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