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Why the world needs to get ready for more people dying

07 March 2018

For decades, lifespans have grown ever longer, delaying the inevitable fact of death. But the coming years will see a sharp rise in the number of people dying, presenting a challenge about how we care for those at the end of life.

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist in palliative medicine at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, writes for BBC News, arguing that palliative care can can improve quality of life for millions as the number of deaths per year increases worldwide. 

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