22 April 2019

Kenya: Administrator, Nurse at Shalom Hospital, Athi River Arrested for Patient Negligence

Nairobi — The administrator of Shalom hospital in Athi River and a nurse have been arrested for neglecting a woman who was giving birth following a video that went viral on social media.

Thomas Ndolo and Edna Nyarangi were arrested Sunday following an incident in which the nurses at the hospital abandoned a lady and watched her deliver on the floor.

The arrest of the administrator and the nurse comes hours after a video circulated on the social media platforms of the two having tea as the expectant mother dropped her baby on the floor while giving birth.

Chief Executive Officer Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board Daniel Yumbya earlier Monday led a team of medical officers from the National Government, Intelligence Officers to the hospital to investigate the matter.


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