Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital caves in, pregnant woman dies

Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital caves in, pregnant woman dies

The roofing of the Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital at Takoradi in the Western region has caved in, causing the death of a pregnant in during an ongoing blood transfusion.

Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital caves in, pregnant woman dies

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The development has caused a temporary hold up on the ongoing operation as medical officers on the patient are left distraught by the accident. Meanwhile, the 31-year-old pregnant woman is feared to have lost her life due to the unavailability of blood transfusion equipment or 'giving set' at the hospital.

Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital caves in, pregnant woman dies

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Meanwhile, authorities at the hospital are investigating the development as the ministry of health and the regional health directorate is yet to comment on the development.

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