Indian-origin Parents Guilty for Baby's Eczema Death, Says NSW Jury

by Rajashri on  June 6, 2009 at 7:32 PM General Health News
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 Indian-origin Parents Guilty for  Baby's Eczema Death, Says NSW Jury
An Indian-origin homeopath and his wife were found guilty of the manslaughter of their baby daughter by a NSW jury for failing to get proper medical treatment.

Thomas Sam, 42, and his wife, Manju Sam, 37, pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of their nine-month-old daughter Gloria in Sydney.

They were accused of "gross criminal negligence" by failing to get conventional medical treatment for Gloria, who died three days after being taken to a Sydney hospital on May 5, 2002.

The severely malnourished baby - who had been properly fed - died from an infection her body could not fight because all her nutrition had gone into coping with her extensive eczema.

NSW Justice Peter Johnson is to formally sentence the couple.

Source: ANI
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kmm_mohideen Monday, June 8, 2009

It is unfortunate to hear such news
If properly treated with homeopathy,such thing could not happen.
Homeopathy is the best medicine,as it is tested with human,whereas in allopathy most of the medicine are checked in animals.

quackbuster Sunday, June 7, 2009

The NSW jury held the homeopath and his wife guilty. Actually, there are more "persons" (i.e., legal persons) who are also guilty: (1) the Government of India, for declaring homeopathy to be a "system of medicine" equivalent to conventional medicine, and licensing and allowing homeopaths to practice as "doctors"; and (2) the community of medical professionals in India and their professional associations (including Medical Council of India, Indian Medical Association, Delhi Medical Association, etc.) for NOT protesting against the Government's policy of promoting and supporting invalid or ineffective therapies, or quackeries, like homoeopathy, acupuncture, naturopathy, ayurveda, unani, siddha, etc.
Th death of the child Gloria Thomas came into the media limelight only because it happened in Australia. Is there not a holocaust of such deaths in India, because of the doings of millions of QUACKS who have been licensed to practice as "doctors"?

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