MALAWI | Ombudsman releases “Woes of the Womb” report on alleged medical malpractice in public health facilities

The Office of the Ombudsman of Malawi has released a report on an investigation of alleged malpractices resulting in removal of uteruses from expectant women in public health facilities titled “Woes of the Womb”.

The investigation was conducted following a news article carried by Malawi News of 9th June, 2018 titled “Creation of a Barren Nation” which was followed by a report by Zodiak Broadcasting Station in August 2018 both of which alleged that uteruses were being removed from caesarean section patients at an alarming rate at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.


Source: Office of the Ombudsman, Malawi

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