A Baby Dies In Jakarta – Hospitals and the ‘Hippocratical’ Oath


I have  posted on the ethical standards of hospitals before, on the original, pre-sabotage, RRA  – one (in)-famous example being the story of the poor people who couldn’t pay their bill after their baby was born, so the hospital held the infant as a hostage! – but today’s Jakarta Globe carries a tale that is so horrendous…

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Well, read it for yourself, how a premature baby was turned away by NINE hospitals, some at least of them babbling about the money they expected if they were to save her life.

She’s dead.

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Not unfamiliar with the stress parents can suffer whne a babe is prem, I’m just gettng madder as I re-read it. Please join me.

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/health/premature-baby-dies-after-eight-jakarta-hospitals-refuse-to-treat-her/572350?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jgnewsletter