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Learning from low income countries: what are the lessons?: Palliative care can be delivered through neighbourhood networks

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 11 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1184
  1. Suresh Kumar (, director
  1. Institute of Palliative Medicine, Medical College, Calicut 673008, Kerala, India

    EDITOR—Neighbourhood network in palliative care is an initiative in the south Indian state of Kerala to develop a sustainable, community owned service for long term and palliative care. It aims at empowering local people to look after chronically ill and dying patients in the community.

    Most of the problems associated with chronic …

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