Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Comprehensive palliative care for the terminally ill HIV, tuberculosis and HIV cancer patients

Comprehensive palliative care for the terminally ill <abbr>HIV</abbr>, tuberculosis and <abbr>HIV</abbr> cancer patients
  • Organisation: SR Trust

  • Benifiting country: India

Five children and adults, near death, received treatment and care, and benefited from three daily meals. Between June 2007 and March 2008 seven thousand six hundred and forty free meals were distributed in a palliative care unit.

Some visual material (computers, networks, connections) on the therapy had been made available for the people living with HIV / AIDS. Support for burial and cremation had been set up for the families.

An large rally was organized during the World AIDS Day, with awareness speeches by specialists.

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