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Colombian euthanasia cases rise steeply

A report published by Desclab that monitors medial assistance in dying in Colombia found that in 2022, the year that MAID was decriminalised, 99 deaths occured, a steep surge since 2015, when euthanasia was regulated and the registration of procedures began.

Broad support has grown strongly within the Colombian population in a relative balance between men and women though geographically concentrated in the main Colombian cities.

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