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NGOs protest at Doon hosp over denial of treatment to rape survivor, baby swap claims

NYOOOZ 2019-03-08 05:30:00

NGOs protest at Doon hosp over denial of treatment to rape survivor, baby swap claims

  • | Friday | 8th March, 2019


“When this is the behaviour of the hospital staff with expecting mothers, imagine how they would behave with other patients,” said Kala. A police inquiry is ongoing against the hospital staff after a 4-year-old rape survivor from Tehri was allegedly made to wait for over half an hour on Tuesday and her family told to get an FIR registered first. Dehradun: Representatives from several city NGOs protested outside Government Doon Medical College Hospital (GDMCH) on Friday over allegations that the hospital had denied treatment to a rape survivor and swapped babies.Talking to TOI, Sushil Kumar from Uttarakhand Nav Nirman Sena, a social organisation, said that several people had complained against “mismanagement at the hospital”. Chief medical superintendent of the hospital Dr K K Tamta meanwhile said that “the rape survivor was not denied admission and the media had misrepresented the issue.”Earlier this week, a woman had alleged that her newborn son was swapped with a girl child. The Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (USCPCR) had on Thursday ordered the hospital to conduct DNA test of the babies.Meanwhile, Manish Kala, a social activist who protested at the hospital on Friday alleged that a staffer had thrown an entry slip on a pregnant woman’s face when she asked how long it would take to get ultrasound done as she was tired of standing in a queue.

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