Published on: December 17, 2018

It is gratifying to see the increased attention that different arms of the health care system are giving to palliative care.

Now that palliative care is included in the national health policy, now that the opioid regulations are simplified and now that it has been accepted as a part of HIV care, let us hope that the growth curve of palliative care in the country gets steeper.

Please see the attention that Pharma industry is giving to palliative care:

Access to palliative care slow in India despite positive moves by govt to improve access to pain relief solutions

Pallium India sees palliative care not just for cancer but also for neurological, respiratory & geriatric care