Telengana set to extend palliative care to all districts

2018 October 27

In a very positive and encouraging development, Telengana state health authorities have added eight new palliative care centres in several districts in the last three to four months. Furthermore, the state plans to have a stand-alone, state-run palliative care centre in each district within a year.

Till recently, end-stage cancer and HIV patients from economically weak sections have struggled to access healthcare facilities that focus on reducing physical pain and allow them to live last stages of life with dignity. Telengana Today reports:

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