Tribal woman refused treatment,gives birth to baby on road

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Shivpuri, MP, Feb 22 (UNI) A tribal women gave birth to a child at a bus stand here after being refused treatment by a district hospital.

Hathigada Hatod village-resident Ram Autar's wife Ramveti (30) had gone to the district hospital for delivery on February 19.

However, doctors refused to admit her saying that Ramvati lacked blood and asked her family members to either arrange blood or take her back.

While returning from the hospital Ramvati gave birth to her child at a bus stand on the way. Later, on receiving information, health officials took the woman and the child to the hospital.

Collector Manish Srivastava has issued show cause notice to hospital gyanecologist Uma Jain and block medical officer K D Srivastava besides directing disciplinary action against three nurses in this connection.

An Anganwadi worker was removed, while two other workers were also suspended.

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