INDORE- A video of a woman being carried to hospital in Dewas of Madhya Pradesh on a cot tied to a bike went viral. It is being alleged that the 19-year-old patient was brought to hospital on the bike due to non-availability of ambulance.
The chief medical and health officer (CMHO) of Dewas district on Monday ordered a probe. The patient has a urinary catheter for which she visits hospital once a month for replacement to avoid infection.
According to reports, Ashok Thakre, who shot the video said that ” on Saturday, Kailash, a resident of Mirzapur village, brought her daughter, Yogita, on a cot tied behind his bike. Surprisingly, when he returned then also the hospital did not arrange for an ambulance” .
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मध्य प्रदेश के सतवास अस्पताल की घटना पीड़ित परिवार को समय पर एंबुलेंस नहीं मिल पाई डिलीवरी पेशेंट को मोटरसाइकिल पर खटिया बांधकर लेकर आना पड़ा यही है शवराज मामू सरकार की नाकामी है pic.twitter.com/74N7xHBOkD
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Meanwhile Denying the allegations about non availability of government-run ‘108 Ambulances’ in the district, Dewas CMHO Dr MP Sharma said to the media, “ The patient was paralytic and has a urinary catheter for which she visits Khaegaon once a month for replacement to avoid infection.The patient used to travel to the hospital in 108 Ambulance Service,” he claimed, adding, that the probe will find out reasons why the patient’s family members brought her by making the alternate arrangements.
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