Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
News18 » India
1-min read

HIV-Positive Pregnant Woman Denied Admission, Delivers Stillborn in UP

A HIV-positive pregnant woman was denied treatment and delivered a stillborn at Badaun district hospital in Uttar Pradesh.

CNN-News18

Updated:September 2, 2016, 2:48 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Lucknow: In a shocking incident, a HIV-positive pregnant woman - traveled nearly 50km to Bareilly with her husband - was denied treatment and delivered a stillborn at Badaun district hospital in Uttar Pradesh.

Doctors said the infant could have been saved had the mother received immediate medical attention.

A probe has been ordered into the incident.

Her husband alleged that in Badaun the doctors refused to admit his wife because she has AIDS.

"They refused to help my wife and asked me to take her to some other hospital in Bareilly. I begged them to save my child but they misbehaved. With no other options, I rushed her to Bareilly at midnight and the operation was finally conducted. Unfortunately, the baby was dead," he alleged.

The incident took place after a 12-year-old boy died due to alleged medical negligence on August 30, 2016. His father ran from pillar to post in search of medical attention but he died at Kanpur Medical College.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

| Edited by: Sujit Nath
Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results