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Terminally ill people have the right to a life of dignity with access to medicines and care that help ease the pain which often accompanies diseases like cancer, say experts on the eve of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day // .

Currently, only a few states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Orissa as well as the Delhi administration have provisions that allow care-giving organisations to administer strong pain killers that make life more bearable.

But the experts say all state government should frame laws that allow organisations to play a more dynamic role in easing the pain of the terminally ill.

Drawing attention to the needs of the terminally ill and also those who stand a better chance of cure if given treatment in time, Indian groups will join global bodies to mark Oct 8 as World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.

"State governments need to replace ancient rules that cause some impediments in providing terminally ill people with analgesics and opiates that can make life easier in the last stages," said Dinesh Goswami, secretary of the Indian Association of Palliative Care and of Guwahati Pain and Palliative Care Society.

"There is still not enough awareness among people and physicians about the need to make medicines available to help ease the pain which often makes life an agony not only for patients and caregivers," Goswami told IANS.

Kerala has a demonstration hospices centre attached to the Calicut Medical College that was set up by the World Health Organisation and is run by the local member of the Indian Association of Palliative Care. The facility not only provides training but is also a regional research and development centre.

People from neighbouring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka come there for training.

Earlier this year, Delhi-based CanSupport, an NGO providing palliative care to people with advanced cancer, was given the morphine licence after
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