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Tag: Ambulance Failure

Pregnant Woman Walks 7Kms To Reach Hospital In Odisha
No Road, No Ambulance: Pregnant Woman Walks 7Kms To Reach Hospital In Odisha

Yet again an instance of poor road connectivity affecting healthcare services in rural pockets has surfaced. Yet again an expectant mother was seen bearing the brunt of the alleged apathy of the government.

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Man Shoulders Daughter For 2 km Due To 'Ambulance Failure', Girl Declared Dead At Hospital
Man Shoulders Daughter For 2 km Due To 'Ambulance Failure', Girl Declared Dead At Hospital

Arjun carried his daughter on his shoulders for around 2 km near the ambulance and rushed to the hospital. However, she was declared brought dead by the doctor. 

Odisha: Woman Delivers Baby While Being Stretchered On Cot
Woman Delivers Baby While Being Stretchered On Cot In Absence Of Ambulance

On Monday, the wife of Mahendra Jagranga, Salmi suffered labour pain following which her family dialed the emergency 108 ambulance service for her immediate admission to a nearby hospital. However, the ambulance could not arrive at the village in the absence of any proper road connectivity to the region.

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Odisha: Patient Dies Midway After Ambulance Breaks Down On Way To Hospital

In an unfortunate incident, a patient died on her way to Burla hospital reportedly after the 108 ambulance carrying her broke down midway in Sambalpur on Monday (Sept 20).

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108 Ambulance In Odisha Abandons Critically Ill 2-Month-Old Baby Midway To Hospital

Berhampur: The conduct of the staff of 108 ambulance service in Odisha has come under scanner after a critically ill 2-month-old baby was abandoned by an ambulance driver near Ganjam after the family members failed to pay Rs 200. According to reports, the infant was referred by Berhampur MKCG hospital doctors to Cuttack hospital at […]

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Pregnant Woman In Odisha Carried On Cot For 2 kms To Board Ambulance

Sundergarh: A pregnant woman on Thursday was carried on a cot for 2 kms to board an ambulance, which allegedly failed to reach the patient due to lack of motorable road in Hatituku village under Lephripara Tehsil of Sundargarh district. A six-month pregnant woman of Hatituku village reportedly sustained burn injuries while cooking this morning. […]

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Another Pregnant Woman Carried In Sling In Odisha

Koraput: Exposing the poor healthcare delivery mechanism in the rural parts of Odisha, a pregnant woman was once again carried in a sling for around four kilometres in Koraput district on Saturday due to lack of road communication to the village. The woman, a resident of Ambapadar village under Dasamantpur block in the district, went […]

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Odisha Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy On Roadside

Nabarangpur: At a time when officials of Odisha Government are visiting hospitals to ensure that assistance under ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative is reaching the needy, a woman in Nabarangpur was forced to deliver baby boy on roadside after ambulance allegedly failed to reach on time. Though the health condition of mother is stated to be stable, […]

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Pregnant Odisha Woman Dies On Way To Delivery After Ambulance Runs Out Of Fuel

Mayurbhanj: Call it irresponsibility or unpreparedness of the medical authorities, a pregnant woman lost her life while she was on her way to the hospital after the ambulance she was in ran out of fuel midway. According to sources, one Chittaranjan Munda admitted his wife to Bangiriposhi hospital after she complained of labour pain last […]

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Sans ambulance, woman delivers baby on foothills

Nuapada: In another glaring mockery of the tall claims made by Odisha government on health care infrastructure, a woman was forced to deliver baby on the foothills of a mountain at Samatpur village in Nuapada district after ambulance failed to reach her. As per reports, the family members of the woman called an ambulance after […]

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Pregnant Woman Carried On Stretcher For 1 km, Delivers Baby In Ambulance

Nayagarh: A pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for one km in cut-off areas of Kanadi village under Daspalla block here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road to the village. The woman, Sabita Jani, reportedly delivered a baby boy in the ambulance while being shifted to Daspalla hospital. As […]

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Pregnant woman dies due to ambulance delay in Balasore

Balasore: The management of the ambulance services especially in remote areas has once again come under scanner after a pregnant woman died allegedly after ambulance failed to arrive on time in Kansa village under Nilagiri police limits in the district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Basanti Nayak. According to sources, Basanti underwent […]

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Sans motorable road, pregnant woman carried on cot!

Koraput: Absence of motorable road and lack of bridges across rivers in remote areas of Odisha continue to affect people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. Yet another incident of a pregnant woman being carried on cot was reported from Koraput district. According to reports, Subai Nirikiyanka of Karikon village under Narayanpatna […]

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Keonjhar Woman Delivers Stillborn Baby After 102 Ambulance Overturns

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, a woman today delivered a stillborn girl child after the 102 ambulance in which she was being carried to Karanjia hospital overturned near Tilabeda on National Highway-220 under Saharpada block of Keonjhar district. As per sources, Budhuni Munda, wife of Narendra Munda of Chakundapala village here complained of labour pain […]

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Expectant mother carried on cot, delivers baby girl in Ambulance

Malkangiri:  Once again the sordid condition of poor rural infrastructure and healthcare in Odisha was exposed after a pregnant woman, who was carried on a cot, delivered a baby girl in the ambulance on the way to the hospital in remote Malkangiri district. The shocking incident was reported from at Mantriput village in the district […]

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Family members carry pregnant woman on cot for 15 kms

Berhampur: Absence of motorable roads and lack of bridges across several streams in remote areas of Odisha continue to haunt people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. On Saturday, another incident of a pregnant woman being carried on cot was reported from Ganjam district. According to reports, Hiramani Nayak of Kaduabada village […]

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Sans proper roads, people in Odisha rely on cots to carry patients

Balasore: Failure of ambulance services to villages due to poor road connectivity forcing people to carry patients on cots continue to be reported from several parts of the State every day. In another such incident, a patient was seen carried on a cot at Gudikhula village under Oupada block of the district today. According to […]

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With no roads, pregnant woman carried on cot in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Failure of ambulance services to villages especially in cut off areas due to poor road connectivity refuses to die down with one more such incident being reported from Chaulagheri village of Bangiriposhi in Mayurbhanj district today. As per reports, a woman of the village complained of labour pain early morning today following which the […]

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Sans motorable road, expectant mother carried on cot Again!

Ganjam: Going by the deteriorating healthcare services in the State, it seems the Odisha government has failed miserably to provide even basic medical facilities to the people in the interior areas as yet again a pregnant woman was carried on cot due to absence of motorable road to a village in Ganjam district. The woman, […]

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With no road for ambulance, ailing woman carried on cot

Keonjhar: Failure of ambulance services to reach villages in Odisha due to poor road connectivity has become common in the State with one more incident being reported from Nuadiha village in Keonjhar district today. According to reports, one Urmala Mohanty of Nuadiha village was ailing with high fever following which her family members called up […]

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Pregnant woman carried on cot in Malkangiri

A pregnant woman from Bidarpakhana village under Paparmetla block in the district had to be carried on cot to hospital after her family members failed to contact an ambulance in Malkangiri district on Saturday. The woman, identified as the wife of Arjun Khara of Bidarpakhana village, developed labour pain yesterday evening.

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Expectant mothers suffer again due to poor road connectivity

Bhubaneswar: Despite various welfare schemes, reports of expectant mothers being carried on shoulders to hospitals and delivering midway have now become a regular feature owing to absence of road connectivity in several parts in Odisha. The benefits of such welfare schemes fail to reach beneficiaries on the ground which was again evident from three different […]

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Mob ransacks ambulance after delay following death of 2 girls

Dhenkanal: Tension erupted at Dhanianali village under Nihalaprasad police limits of Dhenkanal district after an irate mob went berserk vandalising an ambulance carrying a pregnant woman. Sources said two minor girls of the village- Purnima Hembram and Rajani Hembram- drowned in a village pond. However, villagers thinking them to be alive had called a 108 […]

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Pregnant women carried in a sling for 3 kms in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A pregnant woman was carried in a sling for nearly three kilometres after ambulance failed to reach her due to lack of proper road connectivity to Dutelguda village under Korukonda block here today. According to reports, one Parbati Khila of the village developed labour pain in the morning. Though the family members had called […]

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Misery of women patients: Ambulances fail to reach needy, as roads fail to connect

Bhubaneswar: There may be umpteen reasons for ambulance failures in interior areas of the State, but it’s the women patients, especially expectant mothers, who suffer most due to the government’s apathy. In two more such incidents, a pregnant woman in Malkangiri was carried on cot for five kms while another expectant mother had to deliver […]

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Sans Road, Expectant Mother Carried On Cot For 3 Kms

Dhenkanal: In yet another instance of Odisha government’s apathy towards people in remote areas of the State, a pregnant woman was carried on cot for almost three kilometres from her house in Kaitamati village under Kankadahada block of Dhenkanal district. As per sources, the incident occurred after the expectant mother, Rashmita Chatar, complained of labour […]

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Woman dies as ambulance fails to reach village due to bad road

Malkangiri: A woman patient from Kadaguda village under Khairaput area died on way to hospital as ambulance failed to reach her due to lack of a pucca road to the hamlet. According to reports, the woman identified as Jambati Kansari Namni complained of chest pain early this morning following which her family members called up […]

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Ambulance failure continues to haunt interiors, woman taken to hospital in sling

Rayagada: In yet another incident of ambulance failure, a woman of Gunjapala village in Muniguda block of the district was rushed to the hospital with the help of a sling on Thursday. As per sources, one Bailo Sikka had to be rushed to the hospital after her condition deteriorated following high fever for last few […]

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Odisha For Women: PCC Chief shows mirror to Naveen on Twitter

Bhubaneswar: A few hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced enhancement of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana cover for women from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh, OPCC President Niranjan Patnaik silenced the hullabaloo of the State Government in a series of tweets criticising the Biju Janata Dal initiative ‘Odisha For Women’, tagging it a […]

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Ambulance fails to arrive, Odisha woman delivers baby in auto rickshaw

Mayurbhanj: A woman in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha gave birth to a baby midway in an auto rickshaw while being transferred to the hospital. The case reported from Phulbadia village under Morada block of the district has once again exposed the lacunae in healthcare service delivery in Odisha. According to reports, family members of one […]

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Injured by lightning, woman dies as ambulance fails to arrive

Ganjam: A woman injured by a lightning at Bhutasarasingi village under Purushottampur block in the district succumbed to her injuries after failing to get an ambulance in time, her family members complained. According to sources, Tanu Gouda, wife of Panchanan Gouda along with two other people were injured during a lightning strike while working on […]

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Ambulance failure: Woman delivers baby on roadside

Phulbani: An expectant mother was forced to deliver her baby on the roadside near Sartaguda village in Kandhamal district today after the ambulance failed to reach on time. The woman, along with her husband Dibya Kanwar was on her way to a relative’s house in Arapa when the labour pain started. Although Kanwar called up […]

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Locals carry youth's body on cot as ambulance fails to turn up

Baripada: Protesting non-arrival of ambulance and fire brigade, locals of Kainphulia village carried  body of a youth, who reportedly died after drowning, to Collector’s office on a cot here on Sunday. The deceased youth, Arjun Singh had drowned while taking bath in a dam. As Arjun’s  condition was critical, locals had called up the 108 […]

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Woman gives birth on road as ambulance fails to reach on time

Rayagada: Exposing the sorry state of the health sector in Odisha, an expectant mother delivered a baby on the roadside as ambulance reportedly failed to respond to the emergency call on time at Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district. According to reports, the woman had developed labour pain late on Saturday night and it was only at […]

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Odisha woman dies as ambulance fails to reach due to poor roads

Balasore: A woman of Parikhama village under Khaira block in Balasore district died today as ambulance failed to reach the place due to poor road connectivity. Sources said the family members of the woman called up 108 ambulance service when she suddenly fell ill. The ambulance, which was one kilometre away from the house, could […]

Poor road deters healthcare as expectant mother carried on sling

Keonjhar: Absence of proper motorable road has once again hit basic healthcare services in Odisha with dire spectacle of patient carried on wooden basket once again questioning effectiveness of healthcare schemes and infrastructure development work boasted by the government. According to sources, Purnami Dangua of Luhajala village under Bansapal block in the district suffered labour […]

Ambulance failure: Another woman delivers on roadside

Rayagada: It seems the government does not learn from its past mistakes and lacunae. Despite a number of cases of women delivering on roadsides and on way to hospitals in the last couple of months, nothing seems to have shaken the government to wake up and make amends to better the healthcare system in the […]

Family denied of ambulance in Balasore, carries dead body on trolley

Balasore: In yet another incident of Ambulance failure and degrading healthcare system in Odisha, a family of Manjuripur village under Simulia police limits in the district was forced to rush the body of a family member to the nearby hospital on a trolley rickshaw. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Baidhar Bindhani, drowned in […]

Ambulance failure: Woman delivers baby in auto-rickshaw; probe ordered

Angul: In yet another instance of gross failure of Janani Suraksha Yojana, a woman of Phuljhari village under Kishore Nagar police limits in the district delivered a baby inside an auto-rickshaw on way to hospital. Family members of Kabita Padhan called ‘102’ ambulance in the evening on Wednesday soon after she suffered from labour pain. […]

Sans roads, expectant mother carried on cot yet again!

Kalahandi: Once again making a mockery of healthcare system in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on cot in Benagaon Gram Panchayat here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road. Manjula, a resident of Litibandei village complained of labour pain on Saturday. Soon, the local Asha worker and her […]

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