Woman Dies After Abortion Request 'refused' At Galway Hospital

Savita Halappanavar

BBC NewsWoman dies after abortion request 'refused' at Galway hospitalBBC NewsThe husband of a pregnant woman who died in an Irish hospital has said he has no doubt she would be alive if she had been allowed an abortion. Savita Halappanavar's family said she asked several times for her pregnancy to be terminated because she ...Ireland 'should change abortion law' after woman's deathThe GuardianIndependent inquiry into Savita death 'not ruled out' - KennyIrish TimesDenied abortion, Indian woman dies in Ireland; probe orderedTimes of IndiaABC Action News -NEWS.com.au -MyrtleBeachOnline.comall 270 news articles »

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    Though intended to outlaw abortion ... Halappanavar in a Galway hospital in October 2012, in a case that generated global attention. Halappanavar had sought a termination when told she was miscarrying, but the request was refused as the foetus was alive ...
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  • Midwife apologises for telling miscarrying woman she could not have a termination in Ireland because it was a 'Catholic thing'
    Dr Astbury revealed that she initially refused a request from the Halappanavars ... sat with his friend, a Galway-based consultant Dr CVR Prasad. She addressed the Irish Medical Council guidelines on abortion which refer to terminating a pregnancy if ...
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  • Inquiry sought after woman denied an abortion dies in Ireland
    The death of Halappanavar, 31, a dentist who lived near Galway, has focused international attention on the Irish ban on abortion. Her husband, Praveen Halappanavar, has refused to cooperate with an investigation being conducted by the Irish health agency.
    11/21/2012 - 10:01 am | View Link
  • Woman dies after being refused an abortion by Irish doctors
    The death of a pregnant woman after she was refused an abortion has sparked an outcry in the Irish Republic. Savita Halappanavar died of septicaemia a week after complaining of back pain on 21 October at University Hospital, in Galway. At the hospital ...
    11/14/2012 - 12:06 pm | View Link
  • Pregnant Woman Dies After Irish Doctors Reportedly Refuse to Perform Abortion: ‘It’s a Catholic Country’
    is claiming that an abortion — which the hospital refused — would have saved her life. According to Halappanavar’s family, the native of India asked numerous times if staff members at University Hospital Galway would terminate her pregnancy.
    11/14/2012 - 7:00 am | View Link
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