Nyeri man dies after opting not to take treatment

A patient undergoes blood transfusion. A man died after declining blood transfusion. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The patient declined to receive the blood on grounds that doctrines of his church do not allow blood transfusion.
  • The documents show that the patient made it clear that no transfusion should be done even if doctors believed it would save his life.

A patient died at the Nyeri County Referral Hospital (PGH) after declining blood transfusion allegedly on religious grounds.

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