People protest for transfusion of wrong blood group

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21 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

People protest for transfusion of wrong blood group

People from different social and cultural organisations of Lalmonirhat district town form a human chain in front of Sadar Hospital protesting wrong blood transfusion to a female patient of the hospital that turned her health condition critical. The Photo was taken on Saturday morning. — Sun Photo

LALMONIRHAT: Activists of different socio-cultural organisations of the district on Saturday formed a human chain in front of Sadar Hospital protesting irresponsibility and irregularities of hospital authorities.

Due to irresponsibility of the pathology department of the hospital a female patient has been battling for last five days with the death in the bed of the hospital.

The situation arose as the patient Rahima Begum, who is undergoing treatment at the gynecology department of Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital, was given "B-positive" blood instead of "A-positive".

The shocking incident took place on March 15 at Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital. Such incident triggered uproar in the district. Following the incident Mahmudul Hasan Mamun Sriti Sangsad along with three more social organisations formed the human chain with the participation of relatives of a patient and local people.

They blamed Jahidul Islam, in-charge of the pathology department, for the incident and demanded punishment for all those involved in the incident.

They also slammed hospital authorities as it did not take any action against the culprits in the last four days.

Meanwhile, Zahidul Islam, in-charge of the pathology department of the hospital, said the incident was due to a mistake made by Mozaffar, an assistant in the pathology department.

When contacted, Mozaffar, an assistant in the pathology department, said the in-charge of the pathology department was well aware of the matter. Rahima Begum (28) wife of Rabbani Islam of Durakuti village in Lalmonirhat Sadar Upazila, was admitted to the gynecology department of Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital on March 14 due to excessive bleeding.

 


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