Cultural challenges in implementing palliative services in emerging countries

Palliative care (PC) has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual.

Author(s): Mouhawej Marie Claire

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