New Delhi: In a shocking incident, or can be called as a case of medical negligence, the staff of a rural health centre in Pakistan’s Sindh province severed the head of a newborn baby and the body was left inside the 32-year-old Hindu woman’s womb.
Soon after this incident, the Sindh government was forced to form a medical inquiry board to find out about the incident and trace the culprits.
Professor Raheel Sikander, who heads the gynaecology unit of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) in Jamshoro said, “the Bheel Hindu woman, who belongs to a far-flung village in Tharparkar district, had first gone to a Rural Health Centre (RHC) in her area but with no female gynaecologist available, the inexperienced staff caused her immense trauma.”
He said that the unexperienced staff cut off the newborn baby’s head in the mother’s womb and left it inside her.
After the women was left in a life-threatening situation, she was soon rushed to a nearby hospital where there were no facilities to treat her.
Following which her family rushed her to the LUMHS where the rest of the body of the newborn was taken out of the mother’s womb.
Meanwhile, Director General of Sindh Health Services Dr Juman Bahoto had ordered a separate inquiries into this horrifying case.
He said the inquiry will help in finding out on why and how did this happen and why the gynaecologist and female staffers at the RHC in Chachro were not available.
Also, the enquiry committee will find out details on the reports that the woman had to undergo the trauma and her video was taken while lying on a stretcher.