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The importance of palliative home care for older people

Sandra Silva Preciado gives a personal view of working as a physiotherapist in geriatric psychomotricity and palliative care in Bogotá, Colombia. In Colombia, the elderly have always received less palliative care because they have the preconception that it is normal … Continue reading

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Colombia passes palliative care law

Dr Marta Ximena León, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia, explains how a committed group of people has worked tirelessly to make palliative care a legal right in Colombia. Many years ago, my father was … Continue reading

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Talking about palliative care: Colombia Hablando sobre Cuidados Paliativos: Colombia

Haga clic aquí para obtener la versión en español Concluding our special series of posts from Colombia, Dr Nora Elena Saldarriaga Cartagena, Pain and Palliative Care Specialist, Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, Colombia, talks to Professor Lukas Radbruch, Chair of the … Continue reading

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