medical neglect

medical neglect

A term of art which has been defined in the UK as the failure to provide appropriate healthcare for a child (or other vulnerable person), even though one is financially able to do so, which may result in poor overall health and compounded medical problems.
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Palestinian rights groups have long accused Israeli regime authorities of torture, harassment, and medical neglect of Palestinians in their custody.
The four and a half years of the Manus detention centre's second iteration have been marked by violence, including one asylum seeker being murdered by guards, several deaths, including two because of alleged medical neglect, and regular protests, violent outbreaks and clashes, such as the rampage on Good Friday during which "drunken soldiers", according to police, opened fire on the detention centre.
The strike is to protest ill treatment, torture, medical neglect and the lack of basic human rights in Israeli prisons.
Some 6,500 Palestinian detainees held in Israeli lock-ups have been subjected to pre planned medical neglect and mistreatment.
Some 1,800 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel have joined a hunger strike led by senior Fatah official Marwan Barghouthi since April 17 to protest the torture, ill-treatment and medical neglect of detainees by Israeli Prison Service (IPS) as well as Israelae1/4aos policy of administrative detention, internment without trial or charges.
Chairman of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission, Issa Qaraqe, said in a statement that the prisons are protesting against the Israeli violations and policies, including medical neglect, administrative detention and solitary confinement as well as preventing family visits.
According to its most recent report for October released earlier this month, there were 10 cases of death in detention facilities, 56 cases of torture and ill-treatment, and 28 cases of medical neglect.
But her critics tell grim tales of poor sanitation, medical neglect and forced conversions of the dying.
Founded in 2004, Scalpel At The Cross is an orthopaedic medical ministry with the goal of supporting and amplifying ongoing Christian ministries within the country of Peru by bringing much needed aid to an area with a long history of poverty, medical neglect, and suffering.
When she asked whether it Walker wife Irene had been caused by medical neglect Dr Drew, who was clearly upset, replied: "Sadly yes" or "Unfortunately yes".
The author demonstrates how the crusade against medical neglect actually created an ideal environment for neglect to occur and for doctors to be charged with negligence.
Al-Suaidi demanded the authorities intervene and form a committee to investigate if there had been any medical neglect.

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