Sad State of Palliative Care in Maharashtra
The article, “Till the end…”, describes the efforts that the palliative care leaders, Dr M.A Muckaden, Dr Manjhiri Dighe and others are making to bring in a palliative care policy in the state and also to improve palliative care education to professionals.
The Maharashtra Health Minister, Suresh Shetty, responds:
As far as making palliative care a compulsory part of the medical curriculum is concerned, we have forwarded it to the Directorate of Medical Education in Nashik.
The decision has to come from there.