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Belgian Federal Review Commission published 2-yearly report

Sunday, August 26, 2018

The Belgian Federal Review Commission ( Commission fédérale de Contrôle et d’Évaluation de l’Euthanasie) published its report over 2016 and 2017. Main outcomes:

total number of reports: 4337 (2028 in 2016 and 2309 in 2017)

majority: in Dutch, age group 60 -89, at home, cancer and polipatholgy. Mental situations 1,3 % of all euthanasia cases. No  cases were reported to the prosecutor.

Detailed information can be found in the (French language only!) report. Read it here.

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