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

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.

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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