Commission Report

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ABANDONED IN AGONY
Cancer and the struggle for pain treatment in Senegal
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FELICIA MARIE KNAUL
Chair, Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief
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RIGHT TO RELIEF
Palliative Care in India
The groundbreaking report from The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief in available in full on The Lancet's website.

Commission Report

Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief-an imperative of universal health coverage

Felicia Marie Knaul, Paul E Farmer, Eric L Krakauer, Liliana De Lima, Afsan Bhadelia, Xiaoxiao Jiang Kwete, Héctor Arreola-Ornelas, Octavio Gómez-Dantés, Natalia M Rodriguez, George A O Alleyne, Stephen R Connor, David J Hunter, Diederik Lohman, Lukas Radbruch, María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Rifat Atun, Kathleen M Foley, Julio Frenk, Dean T Jamison, M R Rajagopal, on behalf of the Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief Study Group

 

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A milestone for palliative care and pain relief

Richard Horton | The Lancet

Universal coverage for palliative care in respiratory disease and critical care

Matthew Maddocks, Irene J Higginson | The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

 

Profile

Felicia Marie Knaul: advocate for better pain relief and palliative care

Rachael Davies | The Lancet

 

Podcast

Palliative Care and Pain Relief

This podcast was moderated by Francesca Towey from The Lancet. The commissioners discussed the report's key findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Felicia Marie Knaul | Chair, Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief; Director, University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas; Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Julio Frenk | President, University of Miami and former Minister of Health in Mexico; former Minister of Health, Mexico