Tag: Poor Road Connectivity

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When there are no roads, there’s will to carry patient in arms!

Rayagada: Once again poor road connectivity and infrastructure forced a man to carry his ailing sister in arms to the hospital in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district. Bama Sika had to cover a distance of 5 kms on foot to rush his sister Kuni of Parsali panchayat to Kalyansinghpur community health center (CHC) on Saturday. […]

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 […]