Three doctors, staff suspended after pregnant woman dies

Friday, March 24, 2017
Maredumilli (East Godavari)

District Collector H.Arun Kumar on Friday suspended three doctors, ANMs and public health workers following the death of a tribal woman, Madla Lalitha Kumari (28) in the eighth month of her pregnancy.

The victim was admitted to the PHC as she developed pains late on Thursday night but breathed her last in the early hours of Friday. On information, the District Collector H.Arun Kumar and ITDA Project Officer A.S.Dinesh Kumar went to Kotha Colony of Maredumilli and consoled the family members.

The District Collector suspended doctors Monisha, Udayasri and Nagendra and ANMs and public health workers after inquiry. Additional DMHO M.Pavan Kumar was present.

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