Srinagar Infant Deaths

  • 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. CNNIBN 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'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...