End of life care highlighted in Health Affairs journal following WISH summit

190914An article on improving end of life care in low and middle-income countries has been published in the September Issue of ‘Health Affairs’.

The article: ‘Innovation can improve and expand aspects of end-of-life care in low and middle-income countries,’ reviews the state of current global end-of-life care and examines how innovation has improved end-of-life care in Nigeria, Uganda, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Jordan.

Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett, executive chair of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, London, and Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, executive Chair of WISH and director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London, were among the authors of the article which examined “how opioids have been made more available for the treatment of pain, and how training and education programs have expanded the provision of care to the dying population…read more

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