Who speaks for who? People affected by life-limiting illness as advocates

Posted on March 6, 2017
Posted by Claire Morris
Fellowship: 2015

18 million people die in pain and distress each year around the world because they don’t have access to palliative care including medications to treat pain. This is a horrifying statistic, and unfortunately easier to comprehend and empathise with if you have witnessed a painful death. But palliative care is not just about dying well, it is also about people with life-limiting conditions, such as cancer, HIV and dementia, and their families and carers, living well.

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