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Modernized System for Prescribing Strong Medicines

(Mexico City) – Mexico’s introduction on June 15, 2015, of a new system for prescribing and dispensing strong prescription pain medicines will significantly improve health care for people with advanced illnesses, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Palliative Care Guidelines Issued

(Mexico City) – The Mexican Health Ministry took an important step on December 09, 2014, to ensure access to palliative care for people suffering from pain due to incurable illness, Human Rights Watch said today. The government released long-awaited…
Report

 
 Care When There Is No Cure
 Ensuring the Right to Palliative Care in Mexico
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Enforce Law Guaranteeing Pain Relief

(Mexico City) – Tens of thousands of patients with terminal illnesses in Mexico suffer unnecessarily from severe pain and other symptoms because they cannot access adequate end-of-life care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 122-…
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Human Rights and Public Security

Dear Mr. President Calderon: We are writing to express our concern regarding your conflicting messages on the need to protect human rights in Mexico. We respectfully urge you to affirm that respecting human rights is an integral part of your government'…
Report

 
 Uniform Impunity 
 Mexico's Misuse of Military
 Justice to Prosecute Abuses in Counternarcotics and Public Security Operations
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 I. Executive Summary
 Note on Methodology
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 To President…