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National Palliative Care and Pain Control Programe

It works along the country of Costa Rica mainly in the first level of medical care and involves community and home. Costa Rica is the first country in Latin America where a Post graduated Programme in Palliative Medicine was set up since 2009 . This programme includes terminal patient with cancer and chronic progressive diseases such Parkinson , Alzeihmer and Motoneuron Disease.
Central America and the Caribbean
Costa Rica
San Jose
Av. 7 Calle 17, San José, Costa Rica
Contact person
Dr. Isaias Salas Herrera

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