MALDA MEDICAL COLLEGE

  • West Bengal: 11 infants die over three days in Malda Medical College October 23, 2014

    Kolkata: The ghost of crib deaths returned to haunt West Bengal with 11 infants losing their lives at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past three days, an official said on Thursday. Confirming the deaths, medical superintendent and vice principal MA Rashid said all the infants were underweight and...
  • West Bengal: Four more children die in Malda hospital June 17, 2014

    Malda: Four fresh child deaths were reported in Malda Medical College and Hospital taking the toll in the unspecified illness to 20. Medical college viceprincipalcumhospital superintendent MA Rashid on Tuesday said that the four, aged between two years and six years, were among six children admitted on Monday and died...
  • WB: Seven children die of 'litchi syndrome' in Malda June 7, 2014

    Kolkata: As many as seven children in West Bengal's Malda district have died due to the litchi syndrome, a viral infection leading to sudden death, in the last five days, an official said Saturday. The deaths of the children aged between two and four years were reported at the staterun Malda...
  • Rape victim immolates herself out of frustration April 3, 2014

    A married woman immolated herself on Thursday in frustration after a kangaroo court asked a young man who allegedly raped her to seek her forgiveness instead of punishing him in Malda district. The woman, a mother of two children, died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital after battling for life...
  • West Bengal: Crib death toll rises to 16 in Malda January 2, 2014

    Three more babies died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital on Thursday, taking the total number of crib deaths in the facility to 16 in the past three days. Hospital sources said three new borns have died due to respiratory problems, low weight and infection. Seventyfive babies are receiving treatment at...
  • West Bengal: 13 infants die in 2 days in staterun hospital at Malda January 2, 2014

    Malda: At least 13 infants, all of them less than five months old, died from malnutrition at a government hospital in Malda in West Bengal in the past 48 hours. The Malda Medical College Hospital authorities said, breathing trouble, low birth weight and infection were the prime causes behind the crib...
  • NHRC issues notice to West Bengal over infant deaths May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday sought a report from West Bengal over the death of eight infants at a government hospital in Malda district. The media had reported that eight infants died at Malda Medical College Hospital on May 24. The same hospital was in news...
  • WB: 4 infants die in Malda Medical College Hospital January 10, 2013

    Malda: Four newborn children died in Malda Medical College and Hospital in Malda in this district headquarter town of Malda district. Viceprincipal of the medical college MA Rashid said the babies died since last night of bronchopneumonia. While two died in the Sick Neonatal Care Unit, the other two died in...
  • Crib deaths: Two union ministers visit Malda hospital December 1, 2012

    Malda (WB): Deepa Dasmunsi, the bete noire of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and another union minister from West Bengal on Saturday visited Malda Medical College and Hospital where 37 infants died in six days since Saturday. Dasmunsi, minister of state for urban development, and Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury, minister of state...
  • WB: 19 infants die in Malda in last three days November 26, 2012

    Malda: Nineteen babies have died in Malda Medical College Hospital since Saturday, hospital authorities said on Monday. Of the 19 babies, six have died since Sunday, they said, adding Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare AH Khan Chowdhury is monitoring the situation. The authorities said the infants were...
  • WB: 11 infants die in Malda in last two days April 7, 2012

    Kolkata: Eleven babies have died in the last 2 days at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the Malda district where barely two months back 20 newborns had died. Over 210 deaths have been reported this year from this same hospital. Six of the 11 babies were less than 28...
  • WB: Nine infants die in Malda hospital April 6, 2012

    Malda: Nine babies died within a space of 12 hours at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the district where barely two months back 20 newborns had died. Of the the nine babies, who died between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, seven were aged between one and 26 days...
  • Lack of facilities behind crib deaths in Malda January 30, 2012

    Malda: It's being called West Bengal's shame. Over 100 infants have died in staterun hospitals in January alone in Malda district. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who also holds the health portfolio, had promised to act, but the tragedy continues. The Malda Medical College and Hospital has inadequate infrastructure, doctors...
  • WB: 5 more infants die in Malda hospital January 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Five more infants died at Malda Sadar Hospital on Friday, taking the death toll in one week to 37. "37 infants have died since the last seven days. Three infants and two children have died in the last 24 hours," reports said. Most of the children have died after they...
  • WB: 4 more kids die, toll reaches 38 in one week January 24, 2012

    Malda: Four more children have died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 38 in the past one week. The infants were suffering from bronchitis and cold related diseases. One of the babies was admitted after being referred from another hospital in...
  • WB: 2 more babies die in Malda Medical College January 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking the crib death toll to 26 in Malda, two more babies died on Sunday at the Malda Medical College. "Two more babies have died last night. Both were suffering from pneumonia," Officials said. Seven babies had died on January 18 while three had passed away on January 19...
  • West Bengal: 20 infants dead in 72 hours January 20, 2012

    Kolkata: Twenty infants have died at the Malada Medical College over the last 72 hours 3 in the last 24 hours alone. The hospital authorities say the babies were all malnourished, underweight and brought at the last stage. The authorities also maintain that the parents were not aware. West Bengal Chief...
  • WB: 7 more babies die in Malda hospital January 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Seven more baby deaths were reported in Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) in West Bengal within last 30 hours, reports said on Wednesday. According to the reports, the hospital officials deny any negligence. The babies were brought in serious condition. The Malda district administration has asked for a report...