Refugees also have a right to adequate palliative care

This is an article that I wrote for the Africa edition of ehospice news for World Refugee Day. 

The WHO states that: “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being.” On UN World Refugee Day it is important to reiterate that this applies equally to people classified as refugees.

The fulfilment of this right is pushing both governmental and non-governmental organization’s capacity to their limits as the number of refugees across Africa continues to rise.

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