An Indian pregnant woman died in Portugal due to lack of proper medical care. A few hours after this incident, the country’s health minister Marta Temido resigned. He is believed to have taken this decision in the face of heavy criticism.
A 34-year-old young woman went to visit Portugal from India. Allegedly, she had to move from one hospital to another while pregnant. He could not bear that pressure. He died of a heart attack on the way. After this news became known, there was a storm of criticism against the health minister. A few days ago, Marta decided to temporarily close the obstetrics emergency service in Portugal due to the lack of doctors. That is why many are claiming that the pregnant Indian tourist had to die in this way.
The young pregnant woman was admitted to a hospital in Lisbon. He was taken to another hospital due to lack of proper medical services. He suffered a heart attack in the ambulance on the way. Her child was delivered on an emergency basis. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident of maternal death.
Marta handled the Covid situation in Portugal with skillful hands. His work as Health Minister during Covid was widely appreciated. But the decision to temporarily close the emergency services of the maternity department a few days ago pushed Marta into controversy. Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa said he had accepted Marta’s resignation. However, the Prime Minister also thanked Marta for her work. Along with that, he assured to improve the health infrastructure of the country.
Maternal deaths are not new in Portugal. Since the controversial decision of the health minister, such incidents are happening in various parts of the country. There was a lot of anger among the common people. After the death of the Indian pregnant woman, the fire of anger has been fueled. Marta resigned in the face of criticism. Source: Times Now.