In Person Virtual

Impact of a replicable model of palliative care in underserved rural Indian communities

  • Breakout Session
  • Main Building ED 210/211/212
  • November 8 2024 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

India distinguishes itself as one of the worst places in the world to die (Lancet 2015). In rural areas, because of a severe lack of access to appropriate health care, disease often simply ravages the bodies of our precious people completely unchallenged. A host of factors preclude good quality of remaining life, and a good death. Home based palliative care in this scenario is a breath of fresh air, bringing relief, comfort and hope, thus affirming the dignity of human life grounded in Imago Dei