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'dying man's last wish': nauru refugee denied care in australia

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'dying man's last wish': nauru refugee denied care in australia

a terminally ill refugee on nauru has been refused entry to australia where he hoped to receive palliative care, according to advocacy groups.the 63-year-old afghan hazara has advanced lung cancer and is currently receiving treatment in the regional processing centre.ian rintoul, a spokesperson for the refugee action coalition, said the organisation had been in contact with the man throughout 2018."for a long time, there was no diagnosis although he was kept in the international health and medical services clinic [in the regional processing centre]," mr rintoul said. "you have to be very sick to be kept there. but he was not sent anywhere for further treatment or further tests.read more"we suspect now that if he had got proper tests mo...