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Don’t insist on documents like Aadhaar to give benefits of maternity schemes: Delhi High Court

Articles, Delhi, Impact, Litigation, Maternal Health, Media Report, News

The Delhi High Court today said there was no legal basis for the AAP government to insist on documents like Aadhaar and bank passbooks, to provide maternity scheme benefits to pregnant and lactating women in the city. A bench of Acting Chief ....
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HIV-positive man says denied treatment, Delhi High Court orders enquiry

Delhi, HIV & AIDS, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, States, WORK

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up two government hospitals and their doctors for allegedly denying treatment to an HIV-positive man, who had visited the facilities after sustaining injuries on his left leg and shoulder in an accident. In the plea, the man claimed discrimination by Lok Nayak Jai Prakash ....
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HRLN receives positive order regarding woman who was turned away from a hospital and subsequently gave birth in an autorickshaw

Case, Delhi, Issues, Litigation, Maternal Health, Quality of Care, States, WORK

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 ....
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HRLN receives positive order regarding shocking Safdarjung Hospital case where supposedly dead infant was handed over to family in an envelope

Case, Delhi, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Quality of Care, WORK

The case of Shanti Devi v Safdarjung Hospital, which has been ongoing since late October 2017, continued in the High Court of Delhi with this positive order that HRLN recently received, where Justice Vibhu Bakhru reprimanded the respondents for their appalling healthcare standards which ultimately led to the death ....
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Despite Sterilization At Delhi Govt Clinic, Woman Gets Pregnant, Asks For Compensation

Delhi, Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, Quality of Care, Safe Abortion, States, Sterilisation, WORK

A 28-year-old mother of four has moved the Delhi High Court seeking compensation from the Delhi government for the failure of a parivar seva clinic run by it to sterilise her, leading to her fourth pregnancy. The petition, which seeks implementation of the Centres Family Planning Indemnity Scheme, was listed for ....
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