People who died in pain cannot demand justice!

20140519-05Is it not time more questions were raised about the pain burden in the developing world when cheap and effective remedies are available?

An article by Dr Bishnu Dutta Paudel and colleagues in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management shows the remarkable changes that one committed individual can make, and also the impact of a planned organized international activity like the International Pain Policy Fellowship undertaken at the WHO Collaborating Centre at Pain and Policy Studies Group (PPSG) in Madison-Wisconsin. As the authors point out, Low and Middle Income countries “face a disproportionate lack of access to pain relieving medicines such as morphine, despite medical and scientific literature that shows morphine to be effective to treat moderate and severe cancer pain.”…read more

From Pallium India