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BONU LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED NEGLECT OF PREGNANT WOMAN



Article By: Tumelo Mouwane The Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) has initiated parallel investigations into an incident involving alleged neglect and verbal abuse of a pregnant woman by a midwife at Princess Marina Hospital.


A video circulating on social media depicts the first-time mother experiencing insensitive verbal abuse while seeking services at the hospital two weeks ago. The incident has sparked widespread outrage.


In a statement, BONU condemned any form of ill-treatment towards patients or staff, emphasizing their commitment to uncovering the facts.


The Ministry of Health has also condemned the alleged incident, confirming that the midwife in question is currently under investigation.


The ministry assured the public that it takes such allegations seriously and is committed to ensuring accountability and improved patient care.

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