Azerbaijani Health Ministry to Apply Tough Penalties to Physicians Guilty of the Death of Mothers in Maternity Wards

Society Materials 10 May 2007 17:20 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku/ Trend , corr. S. Babayeva/Sanan Karimov, Azerbaijan's Health Minister, has said today that the Azerbaijan Health Ministry is investigating the deaths of mothers in maternity wards in hospitals across the Country.

According to him, the Colegium is expected to be held in the near future, where all issues will be analysed.

"If we clarify that it is just the physicians who are responsible for the death of a mother, then he or she will be punished depending on the degree of his or her medical fault," said Mr. Karimov.