Crib Deaths

  • West Bengal: Eight infants die at government hospital 28-01-2014 09:28 AM

    Kolkata: Reports of multiple infant deaths continue to pour in from West Bengal. On Monday, eight infants died at a government hospital in Purulia district. Hospital authorities claimed that most of the deaths were a result of the children being underweight. They also complained about being under-staffed. Earlier in January,...
  • We have fewer wards and too many patients: Malda medical superintendent 28-11-2012 02:46 PM

    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. ...
  • WB: 6 babies dead in 24 hours in Malda Medical College 27-11-2012 09:35 PM

    52 children dead in just one month, 28 in ten days. The horror continues at Malda Medical College. ...
  • Crib deaths: 11 months on, WB govt refuses to learn 27-11-2012 01:36 PM

    Over a 100 infant deaths were reported in state-run 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. ...