Rwanda moving to provide "good deaths" for terminally ill

Vogel, Lauren
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, pE1053
Academic Journal
The article reports on the vision of Rwanda to provide palliative care services for terminally ill patients to meet their physical, social, and spiritual needs by 2020. Christian Ntizimira, director of Kibagabaga Hospital in Kigali, states that ignorance of palliative care is still their weakness. Crystal Milligan, program manager of IntraHealth's HIV/AIDS clinical services in Rwanda, adds that the will to make the vision a reality is present at all levels of government and the health system.


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