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Moving toward a national policy on palliative and end of life care.

Macaden SC - Indian J Palliat Care (2011)

Bottom Line: Indian Palliative Care has developed over the past 17 years but it has also developed disabilities due to lack of a National Policy and hence has compromised its effectiveness.It is true that we have come a long way but we still have many miles to go and we will get there only if we have a proper road map and sign posts.This article attempts to suggest some specific measures in establishing such a National Policy.

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Affiliation: Coordinator for Palliative Care, Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI), New Delhi, India.

ABSTRACT
Indian Palliative Care has developed over the past 17 years but it has also developed disabilities due to lack of a National Policy and hence has compromised its effectiveness. It is true that we have come a long way but we still have many miles to go and we will get there only if we have a proper road map and sign posts. This article attempts to suggest some specific measures in establishing such a National Policy.

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Mentions: It is important that the policy addresses these differences and takes a comprehensive approach to provide the continuum of palliative care that is needed. This is illustrated in the following diagram [Figure 1].


Moving toward a national policy on palliative and end of life care.

Macaden SC - Indian J Palliat Care (2011)

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Mentions: It is important that the policy addresses these differences and takes a comprehensive approach to provide the continuum of palliative care that is needed. This is illustrated in the following diagram [Figure 1].

Bottom Line: Indian Palliative Care has developed over the past 17 years but it has also developed disabilities due to lack of a National Policy and hence has compromised its effectiveness.It is true that we have come a long way but we still have many miles to go and we will get there only if we have a proper road map and sign posts.This article attempts to suggest some specific measures in establishing such a National Policy.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Coordinator for Palliative Care, Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI), New Delhi, India.

ABSTRACT
Indian Palliative Care has developed over the past 17 years but it has also developed disabilities due to lack of a National Policy and hence has compromised its effectiveness. It is true that we have come a long way but we still have many miles to go and we will get there only if we have a proper road map and sign posts. This article attempts to suggest some specific measures in establishing such a National Policy.

No MeSH data available.