Event Type

Research

Start Date

15-8-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

15-8-2017 1:00 PM

Keywords

Palliative Care programs in India, Barriers to Palliative Care

Description

This essay addresses the cultural, ethical and political barriers throughout the historical and contemporary context of Palliative Care implementation, prioritization and progress in India. It touches upon the conflicting forces that arise between Western models of Palliative Care and the cultural perspectives on end of life care in India. It poses solutions and methods for navigating these challenges and discusses the communities who are most impacted by the lack of Palliative Care (PC) programs in India.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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Palliative Care in India

This essay addresses the cultural, ethical and political barriers throughout the historical and contemporary context of Palliative Care implementation, prioritization and progress in India. It touches upon the conflicting forces that arise between Western models of Palliative Care and the cultural perspectives on end of life care in India. It poses solutions and methods for navigating these challenges and discusses the communities who are most impacted by the lack of Palliative Care (PC) programs in India.

 

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