Posts Tagged ‘Martha Sepúlveda Campo’

Euthanisation of non-terminally ill Colombian woman cancelled

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

The euthanisation of a Martha Liria Sepúlveda Campo, a 51-year-old woman with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was cancelled, the Colombian Pain Institute (IPS Incodol) announced Saturday. IPS Incodol reported Oct 9 that the Interdisciplinary Scientific Committee for the Right to Die with Dignity “unanimously concluded to cancel the procedure.” The committee explained that “the cancellation decision Read more

Colombian clinic reverses decision on woman’s euthanasia

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Martha Sepúlveda Campo, 51, was ready to die on Sunday. Days before, she had been all smiles while joking with her son and having a beer to celebrate what would have been her death by euthanasia. Sepúlveda would have been the first patient without an immediate terminal prognosis — those expected to live for six Read more