Global Palliative Care Community Highlights

2015; Volume 16, No 8, August

Global Palliative Care Community Highlights – the column that brings you initiatives from across the world

Armenia: Palliative care report and video published

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a new report and video about palliative care in Armenia where thousands of cancer patients die annually in excruciating and completely avoidable pain. Download the publication, ‘ “All I can do is cry”: Cancer and the struggle for palliative care in Armenia’, from the HRW website, and view the video here.

Will you tweet to spread the news?

Diederik Lohman, Associate Director of Human Rights Watch, asks for your help to spread the word about this important new publication. Suggested tweets are below and you’re welcome to download the infographics published on this page.

“The pain takes over my whole body": 18-yr-old ‘Karina’, who died in needless pain in #Armenia. New @hrw

View in YouTube.


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