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Tag: Pregnant Woman

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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 […]

BSF Jawans save life of one more woman patient

Chitrakonda: Once again setting an example of bravery and humanity, the BSF Jawans in Chitrakonda area came to the rescue of a woman patient and helped her reach a nearby hospital after ferrying her through Gurupriya river here on Saturday. As per sources, the woman Rukuna Kanchai from Jantapai village in the cut-off area delivered […]

BEWARE! Zika brain damage may go undetected in pregnancy

New York: The damage caused by the Zika virus could go undetected in pregnancy and may later lead to learning disorders, psychiatric illnesses and dementia in babies, researchers including one of Indian-origin has found. The findings, appearing in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a foetus that gets infected with the Zika virus may develop […]

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 […]

Healthcare in doldrums: Unending tales of pregnant women carried in slings

Kalyansinghpur: Adding to the unending tales of woe expectant mothers in rural Odisha face, one more case reported from Kalyansinghpur block in Rayagada district has once again questioned the healthcare initiatives that the state government launches with so much hullabaloo. Report of an expectant mother at Tebapada village of the block ferried across a river in […]

Expectant mother taken to hospital on cot, again!

Koraput: Just days after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced monetary relief to expectant mothers under the ‘Sampurna Yojana’, yet another incident mocking the safe motherhood initiative -Janani Surakshya Yojana has questioned implementation of developmental initiatives of the Odisha government. Yet again a pregnant woman was carried on cot by her family members after failing to […]

Expectant mother carried on cot due to poor road connectivity

Bolangir: Lack of road connectivity yet again turns out to be a deterrent to health services as a pregnant woman was carried on a cot for 2 kms in Dhunakeda village under Saintala block here on Saturday raising questions on the much hyped Janani Surakhya programmes in the tribal district. According to sources, Mangulu Chatria’s […]

Superstitions led expectant mother to bleed for hours before being rescued

Rayagada: Superstition and inhumanity touched heights after family members of an expectant mother denied to touch her, leave alone carry her to the hospital in Kalyansinghpur late on Friday night. The incident reported from Singhamuhi village under Karapa Panchayat took place when the woman complained of labour pain yesterday. Soon, an Asha worker reached and […]

Pregnant woman carried on cot for 1km, makes it to hospital

Nayagarh: In another heartbreaking incident mocking the healthcare facilities in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on a cot for more than one kilometer through dilapidated roads to board an ambulance in Rathipur village of the district on Sunday. The woman, Durpaj Nayak’s wife, a resident of Rathipur Mathasahi village in Takara Panchayat […]

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 […]

Whither Janani Suraksha: Expectant mother carried on cot again!

Nabarangpur: In yet another glaring example of poor healthcare services in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried by the family members on cot for three kilometers here on Friday as ambulance failed to show up even after repeated calls. The incident occurred in Bharuamunda village of Chakalapadara Panchayat under Jharigaon block when Shanti, […]

Expectant mother walks a kilometre in pain to get into ambulance

Nabarangpur: A pregnant woman had to walk a kilometre to reach an ambulance at a time when she was experiencing labour pain in Murlibai village under Nandahandi block this morning. The woman, Kasturi Jani, complained of acute labour pain following which the family members called up the 102 ambulance service. However, the ambulance could not […]

Woman delivers on way to hospital in sling as ambulance fails to reach

Umerkote: At a time when a woman experiences excruciating pain to bring another life to this world and needs medical attention, Kalabati was being carried in a sling with a polythene as rain cover for four kilometres to reach the nearby hospital. However, without even the knowledge of those carrying her, she delivered a baby […]

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 […]

Ambulance failure: Unborn child dies leaving mother in critical condition

Kalahandi: Mocking at the failing healthcare facilities in the rural areas in the state, another case of ambulance failure has resulted in the death of an unborn child while the pregnant woman is still fighting for life. The incident happened at Kansabundei village under Lanjigarh block, where despite calling 102 ambulance to carry a pregnant […]

Woman delivers on road side after asked to ‘go back’ by docs

Rayagada: In yet another case of medical negligence, a pregnant woman delivered a baby on the roadside near Rathpadia under Kalyansingpur block of the district here on Saturday. The woman Damayanti Ramulu of Dantalinga village suffered from severe pain and went to the Rayagada Sadar hospital for checkup but was sent back by doctors stating […]

Bonda woman
Bonda woman gets back her money from 'tainted' doc

Malkangiri: The gynaecologist at the district headquarters hospital, who was shifted two days ago to the CDMO office for allegedly taking bribe from a Bonda (tribal) woman, has returned the amount to the victim in presence of Chief District Medical Officer, relatives of the victim said today. “Doctor Nirmal Nayak had taken Rs 3500 from […]

Surat Murder
Passersby ignore cry for help as stabbed pregnant Odia woman bleeds to death

Surat/Bhubaneswar: In another act of inhuman conduct, a husband’s cry for help fell into deaf ears of onlookers as his stabbed pregnant wife bled to death in Pandesara area near Surat in Gujarat. The victim, identified as Anita hails from Odisha and was married to Dharmesh, who is from Gujurat. The incident occurred on Sunday […]

Woman delivers baby in van

Rayagarh: In yet another example of the poor ambulance service in the State, a pregnant woman of Rayagarh district delivered her baby on the way to hospital in a Tata Magic van as the ambulance failed to reach on time. Sources said both the new born baby and the mother are stable. Sources said when […]

Pregnant woman dies as ambulance arrives late

In yet another case that speaks volumes about the sorry state of ambulance services in the state, a pregnant woman in Malkangiri district died while being taken to the hospital because the ambulance arrived after considerable delay

Pregnant woman killed in Ambulance accident

Phulbani: A pregnant woman was killed when an Ambulance met with an accident near Shankarakhola in Phulbani. According to sources, five others were also injured in the accident. An Asha worker was also among the injured. The deceased has been identified as Kumuduni. Kumuduni was being brought to the hospital from Raikia. As per the […]