Infants face life threat due to improper feeding

Infants face life threat due to improper feeding

Budgam/Srinagar: Improper feeding of infants is increasing their vulnerability to diseases, of which a case in point is the incidence of such diseases in Budgam district. In several cases, malnutrition brought about by inappropriate breastfeeding and lack of access to infant milk substitutes has caused this growing vulnerability to diseases, doctors as well as the […]

Doc bodies say Sopore pediatrician maligned by vested interests

Doc bodies say Sopore pediatrician maligned by vested interests

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK), on Thursday dismissed reports that the death of a neonate who was shifted from Sub District Hospital (SDH) to GB Pant Srinagar was caused by the negligence of a pediatrician. In a statement issued here, DAK head by Dr Mir Mushtaq, said that the neonate who was critical had first […]

Infant deaths: NHRC sends notice to UP govt, seeks report

Infant deaths: NHRC sends notice to UP govt, seeks report

New Delhi: The NHRC has sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of several children at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, observing that it indicated “gross callousness” on part of the health administration. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state Chief Secretary to submit a detailed report in four […]

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

New Delhi/Gorakhpur: The Congress Saturday held the Uttar Pradesh government “responsible” for the death of 30 infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and a probe by a Supreme Court judge. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who visited Baba Raghav Das Medical College in eastern Uttar […]

Newborn’s death triggers protest in Sopore

Newborn’s death triggers protest in Sopore

Sopore: A case was registered against doctors of sub-district hospital of Sopore over the death of a newborn boy on Friday. The relatives of the deceased infant protested against the alleged negligence of doctors before approaching police to file a report. Father of newborn boy, Mehrajuddin, a resident of Watlab Sopore told Kashmir Reader that […]

‘Negligence at Baramulla hospital led to infant’s death’

‘Negligence at Baramulla hospital led to infant’s death’

Baramulla: Non-availability of expert doctors led to death of an infant in Baramulla forcing the family to lodge a complaint with local police. The doctors at the Baramulla district hospital, however, said that they have not received any complaint A family belonging to Fatehpora village in Baramulla approached the local police to investigate the circumstances […]