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Tripura: Patient dies in district hospital for alleged lack of ambulance


Tripura: Patient dies in district hospital for alleged lack of ambulance

Ambassa: A patient has succumbed to her illness in the district hospital due to the lack of ambulance as has alleged the relatives of the patients in the subdivision of Ambassa in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here .

According to the information, one patient identified as Ranjani Debbarma of Praklaipara habitation under Ambassa block has admitted into the Dhalai district hospital with stomach and vomiting around 1000 hrs. Later, around 0100 hrs at night the doctor has referred her to Agartala Medical College and Hospital(AGMC). But due to the lack of ambulance, she has not been taken to AGMC. Around 0500 hrs, she has succumbed to her illness.

Her father-in-law Ajit Debbarma has alleged that, she has not been taken to AGMC as there was not any ambulance at that time. It has sparked resentment among the local people.




Source: UNI
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  1. Was it because of lack of ambulance or delayed medical treatment. Because more than fifty percent of times patient don\’t consult the doctors on time in rural areas. They prefer quack over a qualified doctor. When the patient is serious then only relatives bring the patient to the hospital.