GB Pant Hospital

  • J&K: Child specialist overhauls hospital's image November 12, 2012

    Srinagar: The GB Pant hospital in Jammu and Kashmir was in the news for all the wrong reasons till a few months back. It saw the deaths of 500 infants in a matter of four to five months. But all that is history now, thanks to Dr Shafqat Ahmad Tak,...
  • J&K: Couple adopts abandoned baby with a cleft lip October 2, 2012

    Srinagar: The baby, who was born with a cleft lip and abandoned by her biological parents at Srinagar's sole child hospital, will now take baby steps towards a new beginning. Baby Fazana, who was unclaimed for nearly 10 days at the GB Pant hospital, has found a new home, parents and...
  • J&K: Help pours in for abandoned baby with cleft lip September 21, 2012

    Srinagar: Hours after CNN-IBN broadcast the story of a five-day-old girl, abandoned due to a cleft lip, responses began streaming in with couples calling from Coimbatore and Bangalore to Chandigarh and the Kashmir valley. Voluntary groups have promised to find a new home for her. "We are getting calls and at...
  • J&K: 5-day-old baby girl with cleft lip found abandoned September 20, 2012

    Srinagar: A five-day old baby girl, born with a cleft lip, has been left abandoned by her parents in a Srinagar hospital. No one has come forward to claim the infant, who is now being fed through a tube. She hasn't got her name yet, but those who could have given...
  • Delhi: Fire in slum near GB Pant Hospital June 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in a slum near GB Pant Hospital in central Delhi on Friday morning, fire brigade officials said. The incident was reported at around 9:30 am and 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire has been brought under control and no one is...
  • Srinagar baby deaths: 'Hospital lacked sanitation' June 12, 2012

    Srinagar: Srinagar's only pediatric hospital, the GB Pant, lacked proper sanitation which was one of the primary reasons behind the 400 infant deaths reported from the hospital earlier this year, an inquiry report has said. CNN-IBN had first highlighted the issue, after which an inquiry was ordered into the case. The inquiry...
  • Srinagar infant deaths: Centre slams Omar govt May 21, 2012

    Srinagar: The Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir is under pressure from the Centre over the infant deaths. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad visited the GB Pant Hospital in Srinagar, which is the city's only paediatric facility. This is where around 360 newborns have died since January due...
  • Another infant dies in Srinagar hospital May 19, 2012

    Srinagar: Another infant died on Saturday at the Srinagar's GB Pant hospital, taking the death toll to 360 in five months. Parents have alleged negligence by the hospital authorities. CNN-IBN had earlier reported on the shortage of medical staff and facilities at the hospital, forcing the state government to release...
  • Srinagar: Official of GB Pant hospital removed May 18, 2012

    Srinagar: After CNN-IBN's sustained reporting on the issue, the medical superintendent of the GB Pant hospital in Srinagar has been removed. Now the Opposition to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's government has demanded the Prime Minister's intervention. The PDP and an independent MLA have also demanded a CBI...
  • Another infant dies in Srinagar's GB Pant hospital May 17, 2012

    Srinagar: Another infant has died at the GB Pant Hospital, Srinagar's only paediatric facility, taking the death toll to 359 in five months. The infant died when the state's Medical Education Minister RS Chib was visiting the hospital on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's orders. The government acted...
  • Will upgrade Srinagar's only child hospital: Omar May 16, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday asked the state's Medical & Education Minister to quickly upgrade facilities at Srinagar's only children's hospital GB Pant. Omar said that the hospital's budget would be raised and more ventilators would be provided to the hospital. This after CNN-IBN reported...
  • 62 infants dead in 90 days in a Srinagar hospital May 16, 2012

    Srinagar: Over 62 newborns have died in the past three months at Srinagar's only paediatric hospital GB Pant. The hospital is facing an acute shortage of trained staff and medical equipment. The sole paediatric hospital in Srinagar has literally become a death trap. In the past six weeks alone, 30...
  • 74-yr-old woman dies in ICU due to power failure October 12, 2009

    A day before her 75th birthday, a woman lost her life at Delhi government's GB Pant Hospital due to power failure. A report. ...