‘Millions denied end-of-life drugs’

Ugandan woman Betty Naiga: ‘My family hate looking at me and my tumour’.

Lack of access to pain relief for dying patients is a “public health emergency”, say experts.

Figures suggest almost 18 million people – mainly in developing countries – died in unnecessary pain in 2012.

In Ethiopia, there are reports of cancer patients throwing themselves in front of trucks to escape pain. Read More…..


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