Contaminated IV Fluid

  • CJ: Man fights for justice against hospital May 28, 2011

    CJ Narendra Kumar fights for justice against a Hospital in Jodhpur, where his wife was one of the women who died after child-birth. ...
  • Infected IV drip kills one more in Jodhpur March 14, 2011

    Jodhpur: One more woman has died after childbirth in Jodhpur taking the the count of maternal deaths in the district to 17 in less than a month. The women died after they were administered the contaminated IV fluid. They had developed serious post-delivery complications resulting in profuse bleeding allegedly due to...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Police arrest one February 28, 2011

    Jodhpur: Making the first arrest in the maternal deaths case, police on Sunday took into custody an official of an Indore-based pharma company while Rajasthan government suspended a drug inspector and a store keeper of one of the two affected hospitals in Jodhpur. Facing mounting anger...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Raj govt suspends two February 27, 2011

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Government suspended a drug inspector and a store keeper of the state-run Umaid hospital in Jodhpur after 13 women died due to excessive bleeding during childbirth allegedly after being administered contaminated intravenous fluids. The state government also announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh...
  • Jodhpur: govt announces Rs 5 lakh compensation February 27, 2011

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Government has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the women who died after being allegedly administered contaminated intravenous fluids at two hospitals in Jodhpur. At an high-level meeting in Jaipur on Saturday night, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also directed the Jodhpur Divisional Commissioner...
  • Who is responsible for pregnant women's deaths? February 25, 2011

    Jodhpur: Ten-day-old Mehak has just come home to a house that is mourning her mother's death. Her mother Ruksana died a week after giving birth to her without seeing her even once. Even the thirty bottles of blood that the family paid for, with great difficulty, couldn't save her. Ruksana...
  • Jodhpur cops seize bottles of toxic IV fluid February 25, 2011

    Jodhpur: Police in this Rajasthan city swung into action after the death of at least 12 pregnant women from allegedly contaminated IV fluids and seized samples of the particular batch from several shops, officials said on Friday. Over the past 10 days, at least 12 pregnant women have died of excessive...
  • Jodhpur: toxic drip kills 12 pregnant women February 25, 2011

    Jaipur: In a shocking incident, twelve pregnant women have died at a government hospital in Jodhpur over the last ten days after being administered contaminated glucose. Four others are battling for their life. The government has sued the drug company. 22 year old Bhawna is battling for her life after she...