Maternal Health

HRLN receives positive order regarding woman who was turned away from a hospital and subsequently gave birth in an autorickshaw


Earlier this month, Justice Vibhu Bakhru delivered a positive order in the Delhi High Court regarding a woman who was turned away from a hospital and subsequently gave birth in an autorickshaw, and was then charged a large amount of out of pocket expenditure for her delivery. Notable quotes ..... Read More

New HRLN Fact-Finding Report: Availability of Services for Pregnant Women in Rajgarhali Tea Estate, Assam


In November 2017, researchers and social activists from HRLN visited the Rajgarhali Tea Estate in Tinsukia District, Assam, intending to investigate whether pregnant women and mothers were receiving their JSY entitlements. In many instances, nutrition and cash assistance was not being provided, and some women were not even aware of ..... Read More

New HRLN Fact-Finding Report: The Functionality of Anganwadi Centers in Tinsukia District, Assam


In November 2017, a team of researchers and social activists from HRLN went to visit an Angwanwadi Center in Tinsukia District, Assam, and found highly disatisfactory conditions with dire consequences for women and infants. Read the full report below.  ..... Read More

HRLN receives positive order in Uttar Pradesh regarding hospital conditions


In December 2017, HRLN received a positive order from the High Court in Allahabad ordering a Commission comprising of advocates to visit District Hospitals in Allahabad and compile a report on the working conditions. This order followed a petition filed regarding the woefully inadequate healthcare services in several District ..... Read More

HRLN receives positive order in Safdarjung Hospital Medical Negligence Case


In the shocking case that involved a baby, pronounced dead, handed over to the family in an envelope, and then turning out to be alive, HRLN has received a positive order from the Delhi High Court, in which Safdarjung Hospital's negligence was described as 'disturbing'. Read the full order below. [gview ..... Read More
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