Family seeking help for funeral, newborn
-after West Dem Hospital maternal death
While an autopsy today will determine the cause of death of Tushana Cameron, who died after delivering at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) on Wednesday, her parents said they will be meeting the Chief Medical Officer Shamdeo Persaud to discuss assistance for her funeral and her newborn baby girl.
“We visited the hospital today to meet with the matron and were told to return tomorrow at 8am to meet with the C.M.O. We need answers and we also want to know who will help us since we are a poor family to take care of this baby and bury the girl,” Shellon Cameron, the young woman’s mother, told Stabroek News.
Officials at the hospital yesterday referred this newspaper to the Ministry of Health for comment, saying they were not in a position to speak on the case. However, efforts to contact both the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.