Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicJK Lon Hospital

Topic: JK Lon Hospital

Kota hospital where infants died in December lacked beds & proper equipment: Govt report

In its report, the health ministry found that the ratio of nurses to beds in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) was inadequate.

Inside Kota’s JK Lon Hospital, where more than 900 children have died in 2019 alone

Kota's JK Lon Hospital is in the news for the rise in newborn deaths. Patients blame the hospital, whose administration has maintained that due medical procedure has been followed.

Broken ventilators, drunk doctor, rough guards — families recall Kota hospital horrors

As the deaths of 110 children at JK Lon Hospital in Kota take a political turn and families grapple with grief, paediatrics head says there was no negligence.

Asleep since 2014: How national media, Congress & BJP woke up to Kota child deaths only now

Local reporters, however, had been covering equipment and staff shortage, poor hygiene at Kota's JK Lon Hospital. Some even secretly donated heaters.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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