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Providing Palliative Care

Every year 6 million people die from cancer without sufficient analgesia or even often without any treatment of their pain. About half of all end stage AIDS patients suffer from severe pain. [World Health Organisation]

Care cannot stop when there isn't a cure. For those facing life-limiting illness access to quality care and adequate pain relief are essential in providing comfort when it is needed most.

Life-saving projects in this health programme

India: Palliative Care

When access to healthcare is so restricted, curative options are quickly exhausted. People are then left fearing the very real prospect of dying in unimaginable pain.

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Malawi: Palliative Care

Care cannot stop when there isn't a cure. This project makes sure this happens by training more specialist healthcare workers in Malawi.

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UK: Hawthorn Brae Grants

Respite holidays for people living in Edinburgh with life-limiting illnesses, enabling them to have an affordable break with a family member.

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Student Elective Bursary

EMMS International offers bursaries to assist medical, dental, nursing and therapy students who are wishing to undertake an elective in a mission hospital.

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Nepal: Palliative Care

80% of people in Nepal live in rural areas where there is no access to pain relief and specialist care.

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Delhi: Shalom HIV & AIDS Clinic

Shalom HIV & AIDS Clinic exists so that people living with these devastating conditions have somewhere they can go to receive care and compassion.

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