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98% of Indians have no access to pain relief or palliative care: expert


Observing the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Senha Sandhya Age Care Foundation (ACF) in association with Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (HBCHRC) organised a music concert and cultural programme with nurses and volunteers to celebrate, support and speak up about the importance of hospice and palliative care here on Friday.

The theme of the day was ‘My Care, My Right.’ Dr. N.S. Raju, managing trustee and medical director, ACF, explained hospice care was model and philosophy of care that focussed on providing palliative care to patients with life-limiting illness, patients’ pain and other symptoms, attending to ...


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