Rose Yang (left) visits a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in a hospital in Taipei, Taiwan. Photo: Facebook/Rose Yang Yu-xing

The fight of her life – for the right to die. Taiwan activist on patient autonomy law, the first in Asia

  • Rose Yang learned at 19 she would spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Straight away she started helping people like her make the most of their lives
  • Now she is celebrating Taiwan’s passage of the first right-to-die law in Asia, which she championed and, one day, will use; until then she’ll ‘live life well’
Topic |   Medicine

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Rose Yang (left) visits a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in a hospital in Taipei, Taiwan. Photo: Facebook/Rose Yang Yu-xing
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