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Court orders 37 Military Hospital to pay over ¢1m as harms for clinical carelessness.

An Accra High court has fined the 37 Military Hospital a measure of ¢1,075,000 for clinical carelessness which brought about the passing of a 27-year-old pregnant lady. 

The court administering is the result of a suit recorded by the offended parties (father and the spouse of the expired, a resigned Captain of the Ghana Armed Forces) after the passing of Helena Brema Nyamekye, a PhD Student of the University of Ghana. 

As indicated by the Plaintiffs, in 2015, when the expired was expected to convey, she selected a Cesarean Section, however her solicitation was turned down. 

All things considered, the specialists chose to take her through typical conveyance. This made her drain bountifully and passed on simultaneously. 

In any case, with all due respect, the specialists contended that the perished's solicitation for a Cesarean Section was made rather late. 

However, the court directed by Justice Kweku Tawiah Ackaah-Boafo, in its judgment, expressed that proof introduced under the steady gaze of the court showed that the solicitation was made in the first part of the day of November 11, 2015, hours before the conveyance was completed. 

He expressed that the conditions that prompted the demise of Mrs Nyamekye might have been stayed away from. 

As per Justice Kweku Tawiah Ackaah-Boafo, the litigant's guidance neglected to resolve the issue regarding why the Cesarean Section, as mentioned by the expired, was not done by the specialists. 

He said, "no conceivable or sensible clarification was given to the court by the specialists with regards to why the solicitation was not directed." 

He, accordingly, decided for the offended parties and granted the dad and spouse ¢400,000.00 each for loss of assumptions forever; ¢50,000.00 in harms of mental trouble likewise to them, ¢100,000.00 to the child, Yaw Nyamekye in harms for torment and languishing. 


The court likewise granted ¢50,000.00 to Yaw Nyamekye in harms for deformation; ¢50,000.00 in harms to essential guardians and an extra ¢25,000 in harms.

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