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A Study to Assess the Barriers for Delivery of Palliative Care in India: Healthcare Providers Perspective

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)

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Page : 126-129

Keywords : Palliative Care; Hospice; Pain management;

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India is faced with a twin burden of communicable as well as non-communicable diseases (NCDs). It is estimated that one million new cases of cancer occur each year in India, with over 80% presenting at stage III and IV require palliative care. There are places where excellent palliative care is offered to a lucky few, less than2% of those needing palliative care in our country receive it. This study aims to bring about Healthcare providers perspective to assess the barriers in delivery of Palliative care in India.

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