Ukraine Doomed To Pain

May 13, 2011 - 10:45 AM
In this undated photo made available by Scott Anger & Bob Sacha for the Open Society Foundations, in Cherkasy, Ukraine, Nadezhda Zhukovsky, 50, kisses her sleeping son Vlad, who died of brain cancer last year at age 27, before going to the local pharmacy for medical supplies. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians who suffer from terminal illnesses or chronic pain are denied proper pain relief and palliative care, Human Rights Watch said in a report Thursday, May 12, 2011, urging Ukrainian authorities to adopt international guidelines for pain management and end the patients' needless suffering. (AP Photo/Scott Anger & Bob Sacha for the Open Society Foundations)