This 102-page report found that many major cancer hospitals in India do not provide patients with morphine, despite the fact that more than 70 percent of their patients are incurable and likely to require pain treatment and palliative care. Health centers offering services to people living with HIV similarly do not have morphine or doctors trained to prescribe it.
Title: Unbearable Pain: India's Obligation to Ensure Palliative Care
Publication date 2009-10-09
Publication Year 2009
Human Rights Watch
Asia (Southeastern) / India
, human rights watch
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