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 I thought I was going to die, not from the cancer, but from the pain.
 
 — Marianna Hernandez, 58-year-old woman with liver and abdominal cancer, Guatemala City, December 2014
 
 
 
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 Because of the pain I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t talk to my friends. I wanted to crush my head against the wall and shake…. …. My pain tears me apart..
 
 —Adil Akram, 29, who battled cancer in his leg for…
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 Two years ago my left hand got paralyzed from the tumor and I started to develop severe pain. It felt as though it was burning, as if my arm was on fire. It was hellish pain. . . . Now I have pain 24 hours a day, but at night it…
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 Care When There Is No Cure
 Ensuring the Right to Palliative Care in Mexico
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 Abandoned in Agony
 Cancer and the Struggle for Pain Treatment in Senegal
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 Palliative Care and Pain Treatment 
 Bineta’s

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 Pain Treatment
 
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 to Palliative Care as a Human Right
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 Palliative Care and Pain Treatment
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 Uncontrolled Pain
 Ukraine’s Obligation to Ensure 
 Evidence-Based Palliative Care
 Map of Ukraine
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 Prologue: The Story of Vlad Zhukovsky
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 Needless Pain
 Government Failure to Provide Palliative Care for Children
 in Kenya
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 Importance of Palliative Care and Pain Treatment
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 Unbearable Pain
 India’s Obligation to Ensure Palliative Care
 Map 1:
 States in which Human Rights Watch conducted field research on palliative care
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 "Please, do not make us suffer any more…"
 Access to Pain Treatment as a Human Right
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 Background: Pain in the World Today
 Prevalence of Pain
 The Impact of Pain
 Pain Management: Elements,…
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 Rehabilitation Required
 Russia's
 Human Rights Obligation to Provide Evidence-based Drug Dependence Treatment 
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 Summary and Recommendations
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 Background
 Illicit
 Drug Use and Drug Policy…