Representational photo: A still born child.

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Woman, Newborn Carried 7 Km On Cot, Die Outside Hospital Without Doctors

As a testimony of the abysmal healthcare system, Jharkhand’s Giridih district’s Surja Marandi died with her newborn outside a Community Health Centre due to absence of doctors and transportation. The 20-year-old woman reportedly went into labor complications on February 25, and was carried on a cot for 7 km to reach the CHC. However, no doctor was allegedly present at the CHC to treat the woman. The infant had died even before reaching the… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Jharkhand, Giridih, Bardauni Village, Gawan Block, Community Health Centre

Courtesy: The Indian Express