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Savita Halappanavar's doctor admits to system failures

Apr 10, 2013

Savita Halappanavar's doctor admits to system failures

Savita Halappanavar's consultant obstetrician has admitted there were a number of system failures in her care at Galway University Hospital, where the 17-week pregnant Indian dentist died last October. #NewsTracker #Ireland #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland abortion death: Docs focussed on foetus, not Savita

Apr 03, 2013

Ireland abortion death: Docs focussed on foetus, not Savita

Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died in Ireland last year after being denied abortion, may have been saved had the hospital staff not paid "overemphasis" on the welfare of the foetus and "underemphasis" on her deteriorating health, according to an inquiry report. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland abortion case: Panel to hear suggestions for new laws

Jan 08, 2013

Ireland abortion case: Panel to hear suggestions for new laws

More than two months after Savita Halappanavar died, a committee set up by the Irish Parliament is set to hear submissions from medical and legal experts and religious leaders on drafting new abortion laws. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland's health watchdog to investigate Savita's death

Dec 20, 2012

Ireland's health watchdog to investigate Savita's death

Ireland's health watchdog will begin a probe into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after being refused an abortion, two days after the government said it will legalise abortions when the mother's life is at risk. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws #Health Information and Quality Authority
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Dec 10, 2012

Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Bishop John Buckley of of Cork and Ross said assurances were given before the Lisbon Treaty was passed, in October 2009, that Ireland had the right to determine its own policies on abortion. #NewsTracker #Savita Hallapanavar #Ireland abortion laws #Bishop John Buckley of of Cork and Ross

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Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Aug 26, 2014

A pregnant, suicidal rape victim fought Ireland's new abortion law. The law won | Jessica Valenti

There is one thing that suicidal rape victims need: immediate assistance. But for one young woman in Ireland who was pregnant and seeking an abortion after reportedly being attacked, the only thing her government offered was the slow, bureaucratic vi...
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Aug 23, 2014

Protesters march as opposing abortion protesters take to streets

Two opposing abortion protests took place in Dublin today with thousands attending separate pro-life and pro-choice rallies. Over 1,000 pro-choice supporters marched from the GPO demanding repeal of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. At anothe... #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Dublin, Ireland #Enda Kenny #Joan Burton #Mary Robinson
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Aug 24, 2014

A political football, passed around

Summer ended rather coldly and abruptly for most of us last weekend. It wasn't just the chill that crept into the mornings and the evenings. Or the buckets of ice that the great and the good were liberally throwing over each other. It was more than t... #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Dublin, Ireland #Enda Kenny #Joan Burton #Mary Robinson