Woman Dies While Midwives Watch TV?

September 8, 2011 by staff 

Woman Dies While Midwives Watch TV?Woman Dies While Midwives Watch TV?, A prosecutor says Burkina Faso two midwives have been jailed amid allegations that a woman left to die on the job while they watched television.

Sita August 31 Traore death sparked angry protests in which demonstrators set fire to a maternity ward.

I was expecting twins. Her husband says they all died in the clinic in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso. This was the latest in a series of deaths of women in Burkina Faso rooms for maternity.

The death triggered a rare promise by the government of the West African nation to take action.

Zoungrana Deputy Attorney Roger said Wednesday that two midwives were jailed on Tuesday and soon to trial.

Traore husband told the AP that the midwives left his wife alone in a locked room, where he died after falling from her bed.

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