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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

Jul 31, 2014

Ireland accused over women's rights

The Government has been accused of allowing Ireland to fall even further behind European nations in defending women's rights and protecting against violence. A week since the United Nations issued a damning verdict on the state's record, organisation... #United Nations #Istanbul #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #Council of Europe
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Jul 24, 2014

UN critical of Ireland's abortion laws

A United Nations human rights panel has told Ireland it should revise its highly restrictive abortion laws and said that allegations of abuse of women and children at Catholic-run homes must be better investigated... #United Nations #Istanbul #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #Council of Europe
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Jul 24, 2014

UN attacks Irish abortion rules

A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on Ireland to revise its strict rules on abortion. In a scathing attack on the country's record on women's rights, the body said that limits on when pregnancy could be terminated were highly restricti... #United Nations #Mark Kelly