Martha Sepúlveda and Víctor Escobar became the patients without terminal illness to receive euthanasia

Martha Sepúlveda and Víctor Escobar became the patients without terminal illness to receive euthanasia

Bogota Colombia.- Martha Sepúlveda and Víctor Escobar they have put Colombia at the forefront of the right to die with dignity. Both were patients with diseases that were not in terminal phase and both decided, voluntarily and to avoid suffering, to exercise their right to euthanasia this beginning of the year. Víctor Escobar, 60, suffered … Read more

Colombia applies euthanasia to a non-terminal patient for the first time: Víctor Escobar

Colombia applies euthanasia to a non-terminal patient for the first time: Víctor Escobar

Victor Escobar, 60 years old and who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes and hypertension, among other problems, became on Friday the first Colombian to receive euthanasia without being a terminal patient and after having made the decision to have “a dignified death.” “It was possible to reach the goal that patients like … Read more

Víctor Escobar dies in Colombia by euthanasia without having a terminal illness; Caleño says goodbye forever in an emotional video with his wife

Víctor Escobar dies in Colombia by euthanasia without having a terminal illness;  Caleño says goodbye forever in an emotional video with his wife

Hospital beds – Photo: Daan Stevens / Unsplash Colombian Víctor Escobar became the first person to die from euthanasia in Latin America on Friday without suffering from a terminal illness. Escobar, 60, originally from Cali, Colombia, died this Friday after he was granted euthanasia in the first case in Latin America of a person who … Read more

The story of Víctor Escobar, the man who will have the first euthanasia in Colombia

The story of Víctor Escobar, the man who will have the first euthanasia in Colombia

Colombia.- Victor Escobar At age 60, she chose to die on January 7, the first euthanasia in Colombia due to non-terminal, but incurable diseases. The formalities of the euthanasia procedure lasted for more than two years, going through guardianships and other legal procedures. A decision of the Constitutional Court opened the option to those who … Read more