Russian President Signed Law on Palliative Care


Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a federal law on palliative care.

In accordance with the document, palliative care is a complex of measures, including medical interventions, psychological measures and care, aimed at improving the quality of life of terminally ill citizens and alleviating pain and other severe manifestations of the disease.

On February 27, the Federation Council approved a government law on the provision of palliative care in Russia.

Earlier, the TV channel “360” reported that the first in the Moscow region palliative care center for terminally ill children in Domodedovo will begin work in May and June.