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Topic - Maimouna Awuor
The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he's accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills. Lazarus Omondi says it's the only way he can keep his medical center running.
The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he is accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills.
Ms. Awuor, who is named in the lawsuit, says she had saved $12 and hoped to go to a lower-cost clinic, but was turned away and sent to Pumwani.
"They abuse you. They call you names," she said of the hospital staff.