52 infants have died in last 30 days in Jamshedpur‘s Mahatma Gandhi Memorial hospital.
According to reports, 52 infants had died in the last 30 days due to malnutrition.
Weeks after the Gorakhpur tragedy, 52 infants have been reported dead at Jamshedpur’s Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College (MGM) hospital in Jharkhand.
According to reports, the infants died in the last 30 days.
The hospital superintendent has blamed malnutrition for the deaths.
The hospital was established on November 14, 1961. It was undertaken by the Government of Bihar in the year 1979. Since 2010, the college has been affiliated by Chaibasa‘s Kolhan University.
Meanwhile, in the Gorakhpur tragedy, at least 30 children died in 48 hours at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College’s hospital on August 10 and 11 and more than 70 children reportedly died in a week, inviting rage from across the country.
Jharkhand: 52 infants dead in last 30 days in Jamshedpur’s MGM Govt hospital due to malnutrition, many undergoing treatment.
August 28, 2017 at 4:14 pm
The deaths of infants is another case of gross negligence of the authorities of hospital. The condition of medical care in Jharkhand is not very satisfactory