Theatre caves in during surgery; pregnant woman dies


The surgery theater at the Effia-Nkwanta regional hospital in Takoradi in the Western region has caved in during a live surgical operation, Starr News has learnt.

The development has caused a temporary hold up on the ongoing operation, Starr News Emmanuel Ohene Gyan reported Friday.

The building caved in on Friday

Medical officers on the patient are left distraught by the accident.

Meanwhile, a 31-year-old pregnant woman has died due to the unavailability of blood transfusion equipment or ‘giving set’ at the hospital.

The giving set is a typical administration set, including tubing, burette, drip chamber and roller clamp installed in hospitals for blood transfusions.

The theater caved in during the surgery session

She reportedly died while being transported to a different facility, upon referral.


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