Crime

Probe ordered in death of pregnant woman in Uttarkashi

Thursday, 04 August 2022 | PNS | Dehradun

Taking cognisance of the reports of death of a pregnant woman while waiting for an ambulance in Uttarkashi district, the secretary in-charge of Health department and the mission director of National Health Mission (NHM), R Rajesh Kumar has directed the director general of health service, Dr Shailja Bhatt to investigate the case and take action on the responsible persons. Directing the DG to ensure that there is no repetition of such an incident, he said that the DG should personally monitor the 108 emergency ambulance services. Kumar said that the general public should get the proper benefit of the 108 ambulance service. He said that immediate orders for the special care of pregnant women and newborn babies should be issued and personal review should be done. 

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