June 30, 2019

"When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: 'If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right.' It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something," s...

June 4, 2019

100 doctors in Mumbai sign their ‘living will’.

April 26, 2019

Dr Roop Gursahani, an End of Life Care specialist in Mumbai speaks at length about end of life care and good deaths at the Bangalore Health Festival.

April 26, 2019

David Wood, Chief Medical Officer at Beaumont Health, describes the challenging experience he faced as the surrogate decision maker for his father at the end of life.

February 28, 2019

There comes a point when the treatment becomes more burdensome than the disease itself. At that point, all the medicines and technology in the world will be ineffective in prolonging life and will only result in prolonging the dying process.

October 16, 2018

Telungana, which does not even have a palliative care policy in place, offers palliative care at every health centre! Maharashtra, which has been sitting on a policy for the past six years is still taking one step forward, two step backward.

Caring for someone close to you can take its toll – one in ten carers said they would not provide such care again under the same circumstances

April 7, 2018

Experts critically evaluated various dimensions of the judgment and discussed ways to draft actionable law

April 7, 2018

Experts stressed expressed displeasure over use of the blanket word ‘euthanasia’ to define everything that comes under end-of-life care

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