A pregnant woman in labour was forced to walk as roads were submerged in flood-hit region of Baliapal block in Balasore district. Amid the flood, the roads became unmotorable, leaving her with no choice but to walk all the way up to a vehicle. In a desperate attempt to reach hospital on time, she had to walk through the knee-deep flooded lane, barely conscious.
The residents of Dambaturunji helped a pregnant woman cross the flooded river on a cooking vessel due to lack of a bridge.
The grisly CCTV footage shows the security guard arguing with the woman and then slapping her. As the woman fell on the ground and tried to get up, the man kicked her in the face again.
The incident happened in Tetre village of Sarangarh gram Panchayat. Sources said Aarati Malik complained of labour pain on Monday following which the Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) worker of the village rang up 102 ambulance service.
In a shocking incident, a doctor of Bhadrak Chandbali community health centre allegedly demanded bribe from a family for treatment of pregnant woman who was in labour.
In another incident, a patient from Bhaliapadar village under Sagada Panchayat in Boudh district was carried on a bicycle to a hospital on Wednesday owing to the pathetic condition of roads.
These gallant acts have been greatly appreciated by the local people as they reflect the humanitarian character of the Indian Army.
With no option left, the family members carried Draupadi on a cot and walked for about 3 kilometres to reach the ambulance.
The move from the hospital authorities came after OTV’s report highlighted this case of alleged discrimination to HIV patients in Odisha.
After being turned away, the woman was allegedly carried on a bike by her husband to their home where she gave birth to a girl child.
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.
The family has alleged that doctors were present at the centre while they were calling out for help. But, their cries fell on deaf ears.
Surjya complained of labour pain early on Tuesday morning following which her husband rang up 102 ambulance service.
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