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South Africans inured to death

Chris Bateman

Abstract


Death cafés – the concept sounds ghoulish, but they could soon become as much a reality in South Africa as they are in North America, Europe and Australia. This follows a groundbreaking local judgment that has the best legal and medical minds debating whether euthanasia can ever be justified in this country. 


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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Euthanasia; South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(7):522-524. DOI:10.7196/SAMJnew.7835

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-09-21
Date published: 2015-09-21

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