Infant Death

  • We have fewer wards and too many patients: Malda medical superintendent November 28, 2012

    Three more babies have died in Malda Medical College in West Bengal in the past 24 hours taking the toll to 27 dead since last Saturday. The state government has rushed the Chairman of Task Force of Infant Mortality to Malda. The hospital defence is that the three babies were...
  • Crib deaths: 11 months on, WB govt refuses to learn November 27, 2012

    Over a 100 infant deaths were reported in staterun hospitals in West Bengal in January this year. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who also holds the health portfolio had promised to act, but little has changed on the ground 11 months on. ...
  • Will NorthEast ever be a priority for New Delhi? April 20, 2012

    44 children have died in a civil hospital in Karimganj in Assam over two months. ...
  • No guarantee to stop infant deaths: WB Govt October 29, 2011

    West Bengal Director of Medical Education, however, said the Govt is trying to improve basic health infrastructure. ...
  • Doctors haven't been negligent: Official on infant deaths October 27, 2011

    West Bengal Director of Medical Education Sushanto Bandopadhyay said the infant mortality rate has come down. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 10 infants dead in 48 hours September 3, 2011

    The families allege the hospital failed to repair dysfunctional ventilators inspite of repeated complaints. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav June 30, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Veeraraghav. ...