Calcutta | Published on: August 22, 2010

An article written by Mr T.V. Jayan in Calcutta’s daily newspaper, The Telegraph, refers to the same white paper and deals with the India’s need for palliative care.  It describes the development of the palliative care movement in Kerala and talks about the deplorable state of affairs in most of the country:

The article describes the development of the palliative care movement in Kerala and talks about the deplorable state of affairs in most of the country:

PK. Ashokkumar remembers those days so well. He watched his friend’s wife slowly succumb to the rogue cells that were eating up her body. The two doctors tending 28-year-old Soumini Radhakrishnan knew they couldn’t keep her alive, but were determined that she would die with dignity. Kumar watched while they steered her towards a near painless death — giving birth to a movement that has now swept across Kerala.

Read more at The Telegraph…