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Odisha: Woman dies after child birth at govt hospital in Keonjhar

21/04/2021 at 11:02 PM

Keonjhar, Apr 21: A woman died after giving birth to a child at Anandpur Sub-Division Hospital in the district today. The kin of the deceased alleged that her death occurred due to medical negligence of the health officials.

According to the sources, Tapan Dehury’s wife was admitted in the hospital for delivery on April 19. Today morning, she gave birth to a baby boy but after sometime of the operation she had severe pain in the evening. The family members rushed to call the health officials but nobody responded in time. Later, when the doctor reached there it was already late.

“She suddenly developed a severe pain after sometime of the surgery. She was screaming and calling for help, we also went and asked help but neither the doctor nor the nurse responded to us in time. Finally when they reached, she had already died,” said a family member of the deceased.

Tensions erupted in the hospital’s premises following which Ghasipura police officials reached the spot and pacified the family members after assuring them fair investigation.

On the other hand, the doctor in charge refuted all the allegations by claiming that no negligence has been done towards the patient by the health officials but did not mention the actual reason behind her death.

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