Delhi hospitals can't deny aid to rape victims: Minister
New Delhi, Feb 5 : The Delhi government Wednesday announced a string of measures for women, saying hospitals in the city cannot refuse immediate free medical aid in serious cases, especially to victims of rape and acid attacks.
"We have issued an advisory to all the city hospitals to not deny immediate free medical aid to victims of sexual assault and acid attacks," Health Minister Satyendra Jain told reporters.
He said the government has received several complaints of hospitals refusing and delaying medical care to victims of crimes or road accidents.
The government will also procure 150 ambulances to ferry victims of rape or acid attacks to hospitals and then to their residences, along with accompanying family members.
--IANS (Posted on 05-02-2014)
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