NHRC Issues Notice to UP Government Over Medical Negligence

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  March 5, 2014 at 3:07 PM Indian Health News
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A notice has been issued to the Uttar Pradesh government by the NHRC for the death of a 4-year old girl due to medical negligence.

Acting on media reports, the commission asked the UP director general of health services to file a report within four weeks, said an NHRC statement.
 NHRC Issues Notice to UP Government Over Medical Negligence
NHRC Issues Notice to UP Government Over Medical Negligence
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The media reports said the girl from a village in Hathras was suffering from abdominal pain and was also vomiting. Her condition deteriorated after she was administered some medicine prescribed by a quack.

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Her family members took her to a district hospital in Aligarh where she was denied first aid because of which she died minutes later.

Source: IANS
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