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


Human Rights Watch

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


Human Rights Watch

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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Health Watch: End-Of-Life Doula Training – KTVN


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Health Watch: End-Of-Life Doula Training
KTVN
Last summer, Lisa took a course to become an end-of-life doula. "Sit down, take a breath, and I always put a chair next to the bed. Hold your mom's hand and tell her what you want to tell her," explains Suzanne O'Brien who founded Doulagivers. O'Brien

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


Human Rights Watch

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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