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Summary At that stage he couldn’t walk, only shuffle, he was very, very depressed, just crying all the time. And he couldn’t swallow… He would say, “My mind is a hell to me.” He wouldn’t be engaged in a conversation… All his symptoms are side effects…
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 [They] just came in with an agenda of cutting my 15 hours per week to 6.5. They announced it. They told me ‘We are not there to give you more, but we are going to cut it.’ They had worked out that that was what I…
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 [W]e should never, ever see cervical cancer. Not in the United States. I had a lady two years ago, she had no money and came up here because she was having spotting after intercourse for two years. Hadn't had a pap…
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  Summary In late August and September 2017, Bangladesh welcomed the sudden influx of several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. This followed an earlier wave of violence in October 2016, which forced over 80,000…
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 Too many times I’m given too many pills…. [Until they wear off], I can’t even talk. I have a thick tongue when they do that. I ask them not to [give me the antipsychotic drugs]. When I say that, they threaten to remove me from…
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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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Summary When Michelle, 57, was widowed in 2012, she lost more than her husband. Shortly after his death, her in-laws took over the fields she had tilled for decades. They also stole the fruit from the trees in her kitchen garden and sold the harvest,…
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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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 Finalize

 Legal Base and Interpretation of the Law
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 Abandoned in Agony
 Cancer and the Struggle for Pain Treatment in Senegal
 Key Terms in

 Palliative Care and Pain Treatment 
 Bineta’s

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 Life in prison can challenge anyone, but it can be

 particularly hard for people whose bodies and minds are being whittled away by

 age.
 Prisons in the United…
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 “Even Dead Bodies Must
 Work”
 Health,
 Hard Labor, and Abuse in Ugandan Prisons
 Map: Prisons
 Visited by Human Rights Watch in Uganda
 Definitions
 and Acronyms
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 Global
 State of
 Pain Treatment
 
 Access
 to Palliative Care as a Human Right
 Key Terms in
 Palliative Care and Pain Treatment
 Summary
 I.
 Background: Palliative Care and Pain Treatment…
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 Uncontrolled Pain
 Ukraine’s Obligation to Ensure 
 Evidence-Based Palliative Care
 Map of Ukraine
 Glossary
 Prologue: The Story of Vlad Zhukovsky
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 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 I. Overview:…
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 Needless Pain
 Government Failure to Provide Palliative Care for Children
 in Kenya
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 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
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 Background
 The
 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
 Overview
 Key
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 A Brief
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 "Please, do not make us suffer any more…"
 Access to Pain Treatment as a Human Right
 Executive Summary
 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 
 I.
 Summary and Recommendations
 Methods
 II.
 Background
 Illicit
 Drug Use and Drug Policy…