End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.
Rich nations tended to perform the best - with Australia and New Zealand ranked second and third respectively.
But the report by the Economist Intelligence Unit praised progress made in some of the poorest countries.
For example Mongolia - ranked 28th - has invested in hospice facilities, while Uganda - 35th - has managed to improve access to pain control through a public-private partnership.
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