Unborn baby dies inside the mother’s womb to lack of adequate health care in Alif Alif Thoodhoo.
The news reported on Thursday when the fetus had deaded due to delays by the authorities in providing treatment to the pregnant women.
According to sources, Thodhoo Heath Care Center was unable to provide treatment and authorities did not also supposedly permit transfer the pregnant mother to Rasdhoo Island for treatment which is in the same Atoll.
However, Thoodhoo council had stated permission was granted to transfer the patient but the woman was told Rasdhoo hospital was unable to provide the service. According to Atoll hospital it had stated the Atoll did not have facilities to treat a premature baby. Officials in the hospital refuse to provide the services to the patient according to sources.
The MP of Thodhoo constituency had filed the following cases to relevant ministries to ensure future indecent doesn’t occur again.