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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 42--44

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


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

Correspondence Address:
Stanley C Macaden
Coordinator for Palliative Care, Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI), New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.76242

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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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