Pregnant Women

  • Free ambulance service for pregnant women from Jan 18, announces CMO 04-01-2014 03:51 PM

    A free of cost ambulanceservice dedicated to pregnant women will be started fromJanuary 18 in the district, the Chief Medical Officer said here in Gorakhpur on Saturday. The special vehicle will have two trained women staff totackle any emergency while taking pregnant women to healthcentres. The ambulance will also have...
  • Maharashtra admits to large scale child malnutrition deaths 06-08-2013 01:38 AM

    Maharashtra's Minister for Tribal Development Madhukar Pichad admitted in Thane on Monday that large scale malnutrition deaths occurred in Thane district of Maharashtra due to non-availability of proper medical infrastructure and health care facilities. Pichad said this while visiting the predominantly tribal Jawhar and Mokhada talukas of Thane district on...
  • Uttarakhand: Army medical team helps deliver two babies 23-06-2013 09:49 PM

    New Delhi: An Army medical team on Sunday helped deliver two babies - a boy and a girl - at a makeshift centre in Sabola area of rain-ravaged Uttarakhand. After trekking nearly 15 kms, the team had on Saturday reached Tijan village which has a population of nearly 400 people....
  • Pregnant women face discrimination in Australia: Study 16-11-2012 05:44 PM

    Sydney: Pregnant women and mothers face discrimination, negative comments and dead ends in their career in many workplaces in Australia, a study has found. A survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of 357,500 working women with a child under two found that 19 per cent faced discrimination in the...
  • Infected IV drip kills one more in Jodhpur 14-03-2011 10:34 AM

    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...
  • One arrested in Jodhpur toxic IV fluid case 28-02-2011 05:58 PM

    Jaipur: Two weeks after the shocking story of 13 maternal deaths began in Jodhpur’s Umaid hospital the police have made their first arrest in the case. The government has only suspended two low rung officials in the name of fixing responsibility of the hospital where in 2010 eight thalassemic children...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Police arrest one 28-02-2011 12:00 AM

    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 over the deaths of...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Raj govt suspends two 27-02-2011 07:07 PM

    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 each to the families...
  • 13th maternal death in Jodhpur hospital 26-02-2011 08:23 PM

    Jodhpur: One more woman died on Saturday and four others were battling for their lives after they were allegedly administered contaminated intravenous fluids in two government hospitals in Jodhpur, where 13 maternal deaths have taken place in last 11 days. Rajasthan government announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh for...
  • Who is responsible for pregnant women's deaths? 25-02-2011 11:11 PM

    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...
  • Ladies get on the ramp and flaunt their baby bumps 13-04-2008 12:43 PM

    Melbourne: Fast bowlers must embrace Cricket Australia's new rotation policy if they desire to last long in Test cricket, a leading coach has suggested even as some feel that the idea is still a grey area in Australian cricket. Allister de Winter, who was narrowly beaten by Craig McDermott to...
  • Newborn faces DNA test as 2 moms claim her 25-02-2008 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: India's dressing room in England is set to wear an even younger look. A blurry Gautam Gambhir is feeling the door-lock to declare one more injury-forced exit, paving the way for another pair of fresh legs to galvanize a crestfallen unit. England never had to confront with a...
  • Rx: Musical dose to drive away labour blues 04-01-2008 03:03 PM

    Colombo: Australian captain Ricky Pointing on Saturday slammed the listless batting display by his side in their four-wicket loss to Pakistan here, saying that a similar performance in the quarterfinals could end their hopes for defending the title. Australia were bowled out for 176 and Pakistan went on to win...