Mexico Improves Provisions for End-of-Life Care – Human Rights Watch


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Mexico Improves Provisions for End-of-Life Care
Human Rights Watch
Ensuring good health care at the start of life is a longstanding goal for the global community, and major funding backs efforts to reduce maternal and child deaths. By contrast, health care at the end of life – a need almost as universal as care during

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Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering – Human Rights Watch


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Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering
Human Rights Watch
“Many patients in Guatemala face unbearable suffering at the end of life, but it doesn't have to be that way,” said Diederik Lohman, acting health director at Human Rights Watch. “With a few simple, inexpensive steps, the government can drastically

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The human side of Colorado’s new law, the “End of Life Options Act,” Proposition 106 – cuindependent


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The human side of Colorado's new law, the “End of Life Options Act,” Proposition 106
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On a sunny Colorado morning, Asha Singh of Denver received an extremely unnerving phone call. “Hello, is this Asha? This is your mother's neighbor. I just found her passed out on the living room floor of her house. I called 9-1-1, can you please get

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Morocco: Thousands Face Needless Suffering at End of Life – Human Rights Watch


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Morocco: Thousands Face Needless Suffering at End of Life
Human Rights Watch
While the Moroccan government has taken a number of important steps to improve end-of-life care, Human Rights Watch found only two public hospitals, in Casablanca and Rabat, have specific units that offer this essential health service, and only to

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End of Life Act disregards human dignity, ethics – Central Florida Future


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End of Life Act disregards human dignity, ethics
Central Florida Future
On Sept. 11, 2015, the California State Legislature passed a bill known as the End of Life Option Act, also referred to as physician-assisted suicide, which allows doctors to prescribe medication to help patients with terminal illnesses end their lives

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