In this comprehensive resource, leading healthcare professionals describe pioneering work on the front lines of pain and palliative care service planning and implementation for underserved populations. Pain and Palliative Care in the Developing World and Marginalized Populations: A Global Challenge explores the challenges and barriers preventing satisfactory pain management for patients who urgently need it. This book provides you with true accounts of palliative care programs from around the world to help you meet the needs of disadvantaged clients. This unparalleled resource investigates vital concerns that stand in the way of appropriate palliative care for underserved patients. This title explores how pain management care professionals have confronted these barriers, working toward an end to needless, preventable pain and suffering. This book chronicles their efforts, examines their programs, and acknowledges their successes and failures to date, with commentaries by international experts. Pain and Palliative Care in the Developing World and Marginalized Populations also offers an important look at pain management programs geared toward several specific underserved populations in both developing and developed countries. Essential for practitioners and officials in both palliative and public health care.