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Tag: 102 Ambulance

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No Road, No Ambulance: Patients In Odisha Carried On Bullock Cart For 5 Kms

Nabarangpur: The tall claims of Odisha government of providing quality healthcare seem to be falling flat as non-motorable roads continue to pose a hindrance to the ambulance services in rural belts of the State. In absence of a pucca road, as many as three patients of Patakhalia area under Chandahandi block of Nabarangpur district reportedly […]

Ambulance dumps woman & her dead child midway in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Tension ran high in Rairangpur Bisoi Bazaar area Thursday after staff of a 102 ambulance dumped the body of a six-month-old boy and his mother on the way to hospital in Mayurbhanj district. According to reports, the child from Manabir village under Jamada Police limits was admitted to Rairangpur Sub-Divisional Hospital after he fell […]

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Expectant mother carried on stretcher for 4kms

Nuapada: Once again making a mockery of healthcare system in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for four kms in Kaparapada village under Kirikita Panchayat here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road. According to sources, Punita Majhi, wife of Ukalu Majhi of the village, complained […]

Odisha adds 92 vehicles into 108 ambulance fleet

Bhubaneswar: With an objective to ensure that the existing 108 ambulance service reaches people in rural areas, Odisha government on Saturday added 92 advanced life saving vehicles to the existing fleet of 108 ambulance. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the ambulances at a special function held at Transport Bhawan today. The entire cost for […]

Delivery on road turns a trend as ambulances remain elusive

Baripada: Once again, proving the tall claims made by the state government about schemes for expectant mothers for safe delivery a misnomer, a woman delivered baby on road in Khetra Patana area of Baripada district Sunday night. The woman was being taken to hospital in a bicycle. According to reports, a pregnant woman from Suliapada […]

Pregnant woman carried on stretcher for 16 km

Kalahandi: The sorry tale of healthcare system in Odisha yet again came to fore after a pregnant woman had to be carried on a stretcher on a16 km long journey to a hospital in Kalahandi district. The incident was reported from Kansabundel village in Trilochanpur under Lanjigarh block. Sources said the woman who writhed in […]

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7 killed in three separate accidents in Odisha

Balasore/Dhenakal: As many as seven persons were killed and two critically injured in three separate accidents in Balasore and Dhenkanal districts today. Three persons were killed and a pregnant lady was critically injured when a ‘102’ ambulance, Janani Express, they were travelling in was hit by a truck from behind on NH-16 at Barungadia square […]

Woman, new born die as ambulance fails to reach

Rayagada: In yet another case of collapsed health care services in the State, a woman and her new born baby died on Monday in the district, as the ambulance she needed to reach the nearby hospital failed to turn up in time. Sources said, family members of a pregnant lady in Ghagudimal village under Kalyansinghpur […]

Woman delivers baby on road

Jeypore: Making mincemeat of the tall claims of government spending crores of rupees to ensure safe motherhood, a woman delivered a baby on the road without any medical assistance at Gujiaguda under Dasmantpur block here in Koraput district as the ‘102’ ambulance failed to reach the patient in time. The ambulance operating under the Janani […]